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Transplant at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics is one of the world's foremost organ transplant programs. UW Health physicians are recognized experts in their field, providing care to patients in our heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreas, intestine, islet cell and pediatric transplant programs. More about UW Health Transplant | UW Organ and Tissue Donation

 

 
UW Health Transplant Calendar 2015: Carol Wright

Meet the People in Our Calendar

 

Carol (left) and all the people featured in our 2015 transplant calendar are layers of life in the world of organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

 

Meet our calendar participants

A Wisconsin Heart Transplant from Wisconsin Public Television 

Journey of the Heart

 

From the day he designated himself as a donor to the day his heart saved Walter, Henry Mackaman was a loving, giving person. Go on that journey and see the process of donation and transplantation, all possible because of Henry.

 

Watch "A Wisconsin Heart Transplant" (WPT)

Kidney Allocation System 

Kidney Allocation

 

The national system that determines how kidneys are allocated to patients is changing. Review our special section to learn more about this important change.

 

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Living Donation

 

Accepting a kidney from a living donor, or becoming a living donor yourself, can dramatically reduce the number of people who die while waiting for a kidney transplant. Watch as our team and several recipients and donors highlight the importance of living donation and the many options available.

 

Learn more about living kidney donation and living liver donation, or use our living donation tool kit.

UW Hospital and Clinics ranked the No. 1 Hospital in Wisconsin by U.S. News and World Report 

Why Choose UW Health Transplant?

 

Located at Wisconsin's top hospital, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, the UW Health Transplant Program is consistently one of the largest transplant programs in the United States and a strong option for transplant patients in the U.S.

 

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UW Health Transplant: surgeons in operating room 

LVADs

 

UW Health is one of the national leaders in outcomes using left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) for patients with end-stage heart failure. Our team uses a broad spectrum of left ventricular assist devices, tailoring selection to meet each patient's individual needs.

 

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UW Health Transplant: Celebrating Our 1,500th Pancreas Transplant spacer Use Our Living Donation Tool Kit