A Bronx man left Montefiore Medical center without a promised kidney transplant for a second time Friday and learned that he was never in line to get one.
“I have so much anger. I am emotionally drowned,” Roberto Medina, 39, told the Daily News before he was discharged from Montefiore Medical Center.
The father of four has been rattled by an astonishing series of medical foulups as he waits for a life-saving transplant.
Two weeks ago, his sister Yolanda, 41, went under the knife at Montefiore to donate an organ to him and died on the operating table.
Surgeons apparently severed her aorta. They couldn’t save the mother of three — or even preserve the kidney to give to her brother.
After the tragedy made headlines, the hospital and the New York Organ Donor Network summoned Medina on Wednesday night, saying a new kidney from a cadaver had been found for him.
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