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20Oct/14

An organ shortage kills 30 Americans every day. Is it time to pay donors? – Washington Post (blog)

An organ shortage kills 30 Americans every day. Is it time to pay donors?
Washington Post (blog)
But Tom Mone, chief executive of OneLegacy, the nation’s largest organ and tissue recovery organization, points out that “The recovery rate for deceased donors in the United States is actually better than that of European nations with presumed consent

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24Sep/14

Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out? – Medical Xpress


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Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?
Medical Xpress
There are many organisations that favour the opt-out system because it targets deceased donors, which on face value allows more organs to be harvested. But this new research has shown that the opt-in system can increase the number of living donors for …
Organ Donations: Making Them Opt-Out Might Lead To More AvailabilityScience 2.0
Organ donation: is an opt-in or opt-out system better?Medical News Today

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29Aug/14

Lung transplant recipient from Frisco forms relationship with deceased donor’s … – Dallas Morning News

Lung transplant recipient from Frisco forms relationship with deceased donor’s
Dallas Morning News
Carrie Giddens, a Frisco resident who has cystic fibrosis, was on life support in November 2012. After weeks of uncertainty, she received the lungs of Amy Firth, a Belton woman whose unexpected death blindsided her family. More than a year later

31Mar/14

UAE medical milestone: first successful kidney transplant from deceased donor – The National

UAE medical milestone: first successful kidney transplant from deceased donor
The National
A man was in a car crash in Saudi Arabia on April 23 and was declared brain-dead. His grieving family donated his organs to help save others. After being approved as a near-perfect match, Latifa – deemed most in need of his kidney after relying on