Avera Medical Minute: Advantage of Living Kidney Donors Live 12/20/09
There are more than 82,000 patients waiting for a kidney in this country. Many of those people won't get one because of an organ shortage, but you don't have to die to donate one of your kidneys. Action News spoke with Surgeon Dr. Chris Auvenshine with the Avera Transplant Institute about what the advantages are getting a kidney from a live donor and if you have to be related. Click on the video link for the full story.