Medical Marvels: Woman becomes living donor for cousin

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This edition of Medical Marvels features the story of a woman who became a living donor for her cousin. (WABC)

Eyewitness News is taking you inside New York-Presbyterian for a look at some extraordinary stories that we call Medical Marvels. It's WABC's Emmy-nominated digital series exclusive to abc7NY.

Lou Auriemma and his cousin Gina Vintalore have always shared a family bond. Now they share a liver.

When Lou needed a life-saving transplant, Gina didn't hesitate to become his living donor.

NewYork-Presbyterian is the only hospital in the U.S. performing the minimally invasive technique Gina underwent.

Learn more about Dr. Samstein HERE.
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