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Man gets life-saving bowel transplant after bull attack


Caleb Brooks, bowel transplant recipient, Somerville, AL.

Madeline Johnson Brooks, wife of Caleb Brooks, Somerville, AL.

Anil Vaidya, transplant surgeon, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

Deepak Katyal, Trauma and Acute Care Surgeon, Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL.

Organdonor.gov: “Organ donation statistics”.

Statista: “Number of American candidates awaiting organ transplants selected in September 2020.”

American Society of Transplantation (AST).

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).

Organ Supply and Transplantation Network (OPTN): “About OPTN”, “Data”.

Donate to Life America (DLA).

Cleveland Clinic: “Bowel Transplant Program”, “Attacked by Bull, Father of Two Undergoes Bowel Transplant. “

Mayo Clinic: “Shock: First aid.”

Press release, Applicant Hartselle.