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Read the Spring 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Apr 27th, 2017

Liver transplant restores Florida woman to health

Published: Mar 23rd, 2017

First, Maria Rivera noticed the fatigue. Next, she noticed the swelling in her stomach and the weight gain.

First patient receives kidney through Sacred Heart Health System and UF Health collaboration

Published: Mar 15th, 2017

On Feb. 2, Renwick Avant, 47, of Pensacola, received a new kidney at the hands of UF Health’s Rick Stevens, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, and Sacred Heart vascular surgeon Christopher LeCroy, […]

Striving for excellence: UF Health’s kidney transplant program maintains favorable outcomes​

Striving for excellence: UF Health’s kidney transplant program maintains favorable outcomes​

Published: Mar 3rd, 2017

UF Health Shands Hospital’s kidney transplant program has demonstrated favorable outcomes, according to a recent report from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, or SRTR. The results, released in January […]

Read the Fall 2016 issue of The Stitch

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

XVIVO Lung Perfusion System increases transplant options

XVIVO Lung Perfusion System increases transplant options

Published: Sep 1st, 2016

Robin Thomas lived one struggling breath at a time. Diagnosed with end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, her only option for survival was a lung transplant. However, the odds of finding […]

Read the Summer 2016 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 7th, 2016

UF College of Medicine names chief of the division of transplantation surgery

UF College of Medicine names chief of the division of transplantation surgery

Published: Jul 26th, 2016

Kenneth Andreoni, M.D., has been named the new chief of the division of transplantation surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He oversees the division’s kidney, liver and […]

Robin Thomas was the first patient at UF Health to receive a pair of lungs placed on the XVIVO system.

Breathing easier after lung transplant

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

Tiago Machuca, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently performed UF Health’s first lung transplants using organs treated on the XVIVO […]

Stevens joins UF College of Medicine faculty

Published: Feb 16th, 2016

Rick Brian Stevens, M.D., Ph.D, F.A.C.S., has joined the UF College of Medicine as a clinical professor for the division of transplantation surgery. Stevens previously served as the surgical director […]