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Health & FitRetired Police Officer Gives Her Kidney to Former Partner: 'We're Very, Very Proud of Her'

16:50  16 may  2019
16:50  16 may  2019 Source:   insideedition.com

Retired Police Officer in Need of a Kidney Learns His Former Partner Is a Perfect Match

Retired Police Officer in Need of a Kidney Learns His Former Partner Is a Perfect Match Stanley Barsch's former beat partner Megan Ambrose told him, “You always had my back on the road and off. Now you can have my kidney.” Barsch shared a video of his emotional reaction on Facebook. Ambrose even got in touch with Barsch’s transplant coordinators to set up surgery. The pair are scheduled to go under the knife in May. Barsch will have both kidneys removed, and Ambrose’s left kidney will be transplanted on his left side. “I knew her blood matched, but I had no idea that she was a 100% match. It’s unheard of for someone other than a sibling,” he told WTOP. “It is amazing and no doubt godsend.

A retired Montgomery County Police officer is giving her former beat partner the ultimate gift — life. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) causes many fluid-filled cysts to grow in the kidneys . The disease can often change the shape of kidneys , making them much larger, which is the case for

The former Maryland police officer is battling polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a genetic disease making cysts grow in his kidneys and causing them to swell. One of the people who came across Barsch’s plea was fellow retired police officer Megan Ambrose—his former beat partner with the

A retired Maryland police officer gave a piece of herself to save the life of her former beat partner.

Megan Ambrose was wheeled into surgery this week, where her left kidney was removed and transplanted into Stanley Barsch, her brother in blue.

The operation went off without a hitch at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

"You're stuck with me forever for life!" Ambrose told Barsch.

"I love you more than words can express," Barsch told her in a letter.

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A retired Montgomery County Police officer is giving her former beat partner the ultimate gift — life. It all started in December, when Stanley Barsch “So I heard urine need of a kidney ,” Ambrose wrote. “Want mine? Turns out that we are a perfect match… Not only on the job but in blood and organs too.

The former Maryland police officer is battling polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a genetic One of the people who came across Barsch’s plea was fellow retired police officer Megan Ambrose—his former beat partner with the Montgomery County Police . Turns out that we are a perfect match…

Retired Police Officer Gives Her Kidney to Former Partner: 'We're Very, Very Proud of Her'© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. "He had my back," she said. Now she has his. Both invited Inside Edition to witness the transplant surgery, necessary because Barsch suffered a genetic disorder that caused fluid-filled cysts to grow inside his kidneys. The organs had swelled to 15 to 20 pounds each, he said.

He took to Facebook in December, looking for a donor. Without telling him, Ambrose underwent testing to see if she was a match. The results showed she was 100% compatible. She broke the news to him in a handmade card that read, "So I heard urine need of a kidney ... want mine???"

And when it came time for surgery, the spouses of both were also present.

"We're very, very pound of her," said Megan's husband, Chris Ambrose.

"It means so much," said Stanley's wife, Jessica.

After eight hours of surgery, both patients were doing fine. "The kidney is functioning normally," said transplant surgeon Dr. Sayed Ghasemian. "We are happy."

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