Catch up on the second report in our special series marking World Kidney Donor Week. Don't miss the third and final report on Meridian Tonight at 6pm.
Missed our first 2 reports to marking World Kidney Donor Week? Catch up here: http://itvnews.demo.mxmdev.com/news/meridian/2012-03-07/dad-gives-kidney-to-adopted-son/
Martin's Dowse's final report is coming up on Meridian Tonight at 6pm.
Dad Mike Powis is giving his adopted son Louis a kidney. We've been given the rare chance to film the operation. This is the first of three special reports, starting tonight at 6pm, and running the rest of the week.
More than three million of us in the UK are at risk from kidney disease. Those who develop it face a restricted life of dialysis treatment and possibly an early death.