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13Aug/18

Jaipur: Myths surrounding organ donation leaves many patients waiting for new life – Daily News & Analysis


Daily News & Analysis
Jaipur: Myths surrounding organ donation leaves many patients waiting for new life
Daily News & Analysis
As per the Rajasthan Deceased Donor Transplant Data of Rajasthan Network for Organ Sharing (RNOS), 29 donors from Rajasthan have donated their vital organs, 96 solid organs and 14 tissues have been transplanted to 109 recipients. Till date 286 patient …

11Aug/18

‘The best birthday gift': Tangipahoa woman meets kidney donor she found on Facebook for first time – The Advocate


The Advocate
‘The best birthday gift': Tangipahoa woman meets kidney donor she found on Facebook for first time
The Advocate
For the past seven years, Robertson, who lives in Independence, has undergone dialysis three times a week while she waited on a list to receive a kidney from a deceased donor. On New Years Day, she reached out with a hope and a prayer to her followers:.

10Aug/18

Kidney transplant chains save more lives than kidney exchanges, shows research – News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net
Kidney transplant chains save more lives than kidney exchanges, shows research
News-Medical.net
According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information, in 2015 there were 2,858 patients waiting for a kidney transplant, with 604 kidneys originating from deceased donors and living donors providing 383. “Right now, the longest kidney transplant

10Aug/18

How dropping the ‘brain death’ requirement has boosted organ donations in Alberta – CBC.ca


CBC.ca
How dropping the ‘brain death‘ requirement has boosted organ donations in Alberta
CBC.ca
The 84 donors in 2017 were the most ever recorded in a single year in Alberta, and a large part of the increase is related to a new procedure that started being performed in Calgary only two years ago. Known as donation after cardio-circulatory death