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Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute Celebrates 7000th Transplant

December 14, 2018

Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute reached an exciting milestone by performing its 7,000th transplant.

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Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute Performs 5000th Transplant

May 6, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- On May 5, 2014, Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute reached an exciting milestone by performing its 5,000th transplant – a living kidney transplant between two family members.

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Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute Selected for National Pilot Program

December 19, 2016

Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute is one of 19 transplant hospitals in the United States to participate in the initial pilot phase of the Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (COIIN), a three-year project by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) intended to increase kidneys used for transplantation.

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Baton Rouge Builder Secures $50,000 Donation for Ochsner Transplant and Oncology Programs

May 18, 2016

In a show of gratitude for his care, Flores, a Baton Rouge builder and the developer of Lexington Estates Subdivision, worked to secure a $50,000 donation to Ochsner-Baton Rouge through the Capital Region Builders Foundation (CRBF), the philanthropic arm of the Capital Region Builders Association (CRBA).

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Ochsner Health System Addresses Five Common Organ Donation Myths

April 3, 2019

According to Donate Life America and the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency, more than 114,000 men, women and children are currently waiting for lifesaving organ transplants and in Louisiana, more than 2,000 people are on the waiting list.

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Ochsner Patient Story: Brothers in Blue

May 1, 2017

Jason Triche, a St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Deputy, was badly wounded when he came under fire in the line of duty. His future was uncertain until he met Robert.

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Multi-Organ Transplant Institute Ranked 1st Nationally in 2012 Liver & Kidney-Pancreas Transplants

April 1, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute performed the most liver transplants and tied for the most kidney/pancreas transplants of any medical center in the United States in 2012, ac

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1000th Heart Transplant Completed at Ochsner Health System

September 5, 2019

With the completion of the 1,000th heart transplant, Ochsner joins the ranks of 13 other prestigious health care systems across the United States to have reached this milestone – Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, to name a few.

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Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute Named No. 1 in the Nation for Liver Transplants

January 27, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – CareChex, a division of The Delta Group specializing in rating the quality of hospital and physician care, has named the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute number one in the countr

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After 3-Year Wait, Peds Transplant Patient Receives New Heart & Celebrates Surprise Birthday Party

September 8, 2014

On Friday, September 5, the Pediatrics and Child Life departments at Ochsner Hospital for Children hosted a surprise 13th birthday party to celebrate Seth Turner, a congenital heart patient who recently received a heart transplant after a three year wait.

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