NYPH Participates in Largest Ever Kidney Swap

In an unprecedented organ transplant chain at NYPH and ten other hospitals across the U.S., thirty patients with renal failure received a new kidney in the largest organ swap ever performed. The intricately coordinated exchange enabled more recipients to have transplants, and to receive better matched organs, than if they had remained on the organ wait list – or if they had received transplants directly from their loved ones.

See the full story and video in the Feb. 18, 2012 edition of The New York Times here.