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Persevering with to observe a narrative near residence, an pressing want for a life saving organ, for native lady Heather Ledbetter.
My story: I obtained a liver transplant on July 19, 2011 at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital. My very own liver had failed instantly as a result of blood clots which was a one in 1,000,000 probability / uncommon complication stemming from a blood dysfunction. (The uncommon complication was known as Budd-Chiari syndrome which developed as a result of my blood dysfunction Polycythemia Vera. Since July 2011 my kidneys by no means functioned greater than 20% working.
On the finish of 2017 my kidneys shut down. I obtained a kidney transplant
in 2018 and later medical doctors really helpful a kidney biopsy which ended up inflicting a bleed turning right into a hematoma on the kidney.
Because of the kidney biopsy incident final June. My kidney operate has been fluctuating, over the previous couple of months it has taken a unfavorable flip. Docs imagine that is largely because of the hematoma from the biopsy urgent on the kidney for thus lengthy. Docs have been and are persevering with to observe my kidney operate on bloodwork. Since they’ve continued to see unfavorable lab stories, they’ve suggested me to be relisted on the kidney transplant ready listing which is 5-Eight years lengthy. Nobody might have imagined such an unlucky occasion coming from a Physican really helpful kidney biopsy process. Docs should not positive how for much longer my transplanted injured kidney will final. So, they’ve suggested any potential residing donors I could have, ought to full the testing course of so when the state of affairs arises a match would already be lined up. A wholesome particular person can donate one among their kidneys after which proceed to stay a traditional life. If anybody is focused on being a possible kidney donor my insurance coverage covers all testing ought to we be a match my insurance coverage covers surgical procedure prices, there’s a residing donor program that covers lodging, meals, and journey. Ought to we not be a match however you might be nonetheless focused on serving to then we might discover the choice of paired kidney donation. If you’re focused on being examined or have questions, you’ll be able to attain me at: (828)-696-5525
If you happen to might assist by donating any of your companies to assist me get the phrase out if would by extremely appreciated.
Thanks, Heather Ledbetter
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