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LARGO — A Sarasota father and College of Pittsburgh grad scholar have grow to be life-long pals after a kidney transplant surgical procedure at Florida Hospital Largo.
Madelyn Czekalski, who’s learning to be a doctor assistant on the College of Pittsburgh, stated she really wished to donate her kidney however simply wanted to seek out the proper individual to provide it to.
“Really what led me to doing that is figuring out that high quality of life on dialysis is basically dangerous. And giving somebody your kidney, which you don’t even want, can provide them years and years of life again that they couldn’t have earlier than,” stated Czekalski.
Czekalski obtained an electronic mail about an alumnus of the identical program named Man Guimond who moved to Sarasota 4 years in the past. The 46-year-old father of three had a kidney illness and wanted a transplant as quickly as potential.
“It stated kind A or O. And I stated ‘I’m kind O. Let’s go for it,’” stated Czekalski.
“It needs to be a outstanding individual to try this. Who’s in second 12 months of grad faculty going via what she’s going via. Clearly, it’s a outstanding younger woman,” stated Guimond.
The surgical procedure, lower than per week in the past at Florida Hospital Largo, was successful.
Man had his first follow-up appointment on Wednesday and received to say yet another thanks to the girl who made all of it potential.
“There are nonetheless good individuals on the market who do issues for no…aside from assist someone else,” stated Guimond.
“Now I really feel like I’ve a buddy perpetually and he’s a PA as nicely. It’s undoubtedly a relationship that I’m not even fairly certain the way to clarify. Nevertheless it’s one I’ll have for all times,” stated Czekalski.
For extra data on kidney donations, go to kidney.org/transplantation.
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