According to the NHS Blood and Transplant service, an 83-year-old man has become the oldest human being in the UK to contribute a kidney even as still being alive. The interesting thing is that he will never meet the recipient of his organ. He enjoys visiting friends, gardening and volunteering, made the decision to contribute last year in the months after the death of his wife.
The opinion of NHS Blood and Transplant's lead nurse for living donation, Lisa Burnapp, Mr. Crace's example shows that people of all ages can potentially save and dramatically improve the lives of complete strangers by donating a kidney. Mr. Crace's model shows that people of all ages can potentially keep and dramatically improve the lives of complete strangers by donating a kidney.