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31Jan/15

Transplants: Indians to get preference over foreigners / (FTW) – Full-Time Whistle


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Transplants: Indians to get preference over foreigners / (FTW)
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Organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years, new research shows. But less than half of the people who needed a transplant in that time period got one, according to a report published in the Jan. 28
Organ transplants show ‘remarkable record of achievement’CBC.ca

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30Jan/15

Robyn Urback: Six-month sobriety rule for liver transplants is harsh, but … – National Post


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Robyn Urback: Six-month sobriety rule for liver transplants is harsh, but
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The problem was that Mr. Selkirk had only been sober six weeks, and in order to qualify for a transplant — from either a living or deceased donor — he would have had to have been sober for at least six months. Mr. Selkirk died two weeks after his

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29Jan/15

First kidney swap at St. Louis Children’s Hospital allows two parents to help … – STLtoday.com


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First kidney swap at St. Louis Children’s Hospital allows two parents to help
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Waiting on a kidney from a deceased owner can take months, and a kidney from a live donor tends to last more than twice as long after being transplanted. So when Turquoia Wyatt wasn’t a match and her husband’s hypertension barred him from being a …

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