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22May/15

Majority of potential liver donors to Eugene Melnyk not interested in donating … – National Post


National Post
Majority of potential liver donors to Eugene Melnyk not interested in donating
National Post
There is only a waiting list for deceased donors‘ organs, not live donations, said Dr. Atul Humar, medical director of the multi-organ transplant program. Since Mr. Melnyk was also on this list when he made his public appeal, his live donation
Eugene Melnyk’s anonymous liver donor just wants Sens to win Stanley CupCBC.ca
Sens owner Melnyk doing well after liver transplant, donor too: docsCJAD

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21May/15

Donor wants healthy Melnyk to ‘bring the Stanley Cup home': doctors – Ottawa Citizen


Ottawa Citizen
Donor wants healthy Melnyk to ‘bring the Stanley Cup home': doctors
Ottawa Citizen
The donor was selected just days after the Ottawa Senators made a public appeal on behalf of Melnyk who, doctors say, was in liver failure and, although on the waiting list for a deceased donor transplant, had no other options. On Thursday, members of
Senators owners Eugene Melnyk didn’t jump transplant queueOttawa Sun
Melnyk Gets Liver Transplant, Recovering WellBloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Eugene Melnyk doing well after liver transplantCaledon Enterprise

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21May/15

Trans-Tasman kidney donor swap considered to gift more patients a second … – Herald Sun


Herald Sun
Trans-Tasman kidney donor swap considered to gift more patients a second
Herald Sun
“We have also had an increase in altruistic donors, with three that have been approved since May. They allow longer chains of transplants,” he said. The record set by the Royal Melbourne, Melbourne Private and Austin hospitals and Monash Medical Centre …

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19May/15

Is it fair to make a public appeal for a live organ donor – The Globe and Mail


Ottawa Citizen
Is it fair to make a public appeal for a live organ donor
The Globe and Mail
It is entirely understandable for those in desperate need to give up on the wait list for a deceased donor and instead reach out to friends and family, and even the public if they can, to find a live donor. But there is an inescapable unfairness in all
Melnyk’s transplant spotlights major organ-donation shortageOttawa Citizen
Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has successful liver transplant following National Post
Eugene Melnyk’s liver transplant: what does it mean and is it fair?Globalnews.ca
NHL.com
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18May/15

Senators owner Eugene Melnyk thanks public for support – ESPN


ESPN
Senators owner Eugene Melnyk thanks public for support
ESPN
A living donor transplant is Melnyk’s best option because he has rare AB blood. A live donor doesn’t need to have a matching blood type, but an organ from a deceased donor must be a perfect match. “I have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support …
Senators’ owner Melnyk thanks publicTSN

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