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UT Health Austin, Ascension Seton Perform First Collaborative Kidney Transplant at Dell Seton

Last week in a historic milestone for The University of Texas at Austin and its clinical partner Ascension Seton, 22-year-old Dom Rainelli received a new lease on life. Rainelli and his cousin, Kayla Wright, underwent successive kidney surgeries as part of the first kidney transplant procedure performed at the Adult Abdominal Transplant Center, a collaboration…

Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas

Kidney Transplant Center Offers New Hope for Central Texans

More than 72,000 Texans are living with end-stage renal disease or kidney failure. For many, getting a transplant is their best chance at a better life. UT Health Austin and Ascension Seton have launched a new kidney transplant program designed to ensure Central Texans have the benefit of superior care close to home.

Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas