FOX4: Six organ transplants performed at Saint Luke's Hospital within 24 hours sets a record
24 hours = 1,440 minutes = 86,400 seconds. But let's break down one day a little differently:
6 surgeons, 8 anesthesiologists, and 11 surgical nurses transplanting 6 organs (4 kidneys, 1 heart, 1 liver). Dozens of specialists and support staff. 4 selfless donor families. 5 families savoring a second chance at life.
We are extremely proud of our medical teams and their amazing skill, but we also do not forget the generous and selfless donors and donor-families who made this life-changing day possible.
Read more about our day as reported by Kansas City TV affiliate FOX 4: