VIDEO/'The Doctors': How a Kidney Chain Works

Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014 19:26 - Written by

After Harry Damon's son, Nick, died in a snowmobiling accident, the 55-year-old firefighter struggled for a way to honor him. After getting in touch with the National Kidney Registry, Harry decided to give the ultimate gift: his own living kidney to a complete stranger. UCLA's kidney exchange program director Dr. Jeffrey Veale explains how a kidney chain works. And, learn about recent advances in kidney surgery.