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22Dec/14

Toronto Star’s View: Canada’s organ donor system… – Mississauga


Toronto Star
Toronto Star’s View: Canada’s organ donor system…
Mississauga
But only 520 became actual donors, with at least one organ successfully transplanted. And that’s using a conservative estimate of eligibility. The actual extent of wasted opportunity is likely much greater. Quebec had the highest rate of “deceased
Manitoba can do better on organ transplantsWinnipeg Free Press

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22Dec/14

Transplant changes have docs hopeful – Albuquerque Journal


Mirror.co.uk
Transplant changes have docs hopeful
Albuquerque Journal
The goal is to get the maximum benefit out of a scarce resource: kidneys from deceased donors. “Not everyone’s going to get the same benefit out of a kidney transplant,” said Dr. Matthew J. Ellis of Duke University Medical Center, who is optimistic the
The most heartwarming story you will read this Christmas: Wife loses four Scottish Daily Record

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21Dec/14

The most heartwarming story you will read this Christmas: Wife loses four … – Scottish Daily Record


Scottish Daily Record
The most heartwarming story you will read this Christmas: Wife loses four
Scottish Daily Record
A Scottish Government spokeswoman said: “Last year, 425 transplant operations were undertaken on Scottish patients from deceased and living organ donors – the highest number in any one year. While it is good news that these numbers are increasing, we …

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20Dec/14

Lead nurse for John Radcliffe’s living donor programme tells of pride in her work – The Oxford Times


The Oxford Times
Lead nurse for John Radcliffe’s living donor programme tells of pride in her work
The Oxford Times
Not everyone wants to make the decision to offer up a kidney while they are still alive, but Ms Dix emphasised the importance of that gift given by deceased donors. She said: “What I’d say to anyone thinking of signing up to the organ donor register is

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19Dec/14

Lucas Fox’s struggle intensifies while waiting for liver as Christmas wish – lehighvalleylive.com


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Lucas Fox’s struggle intensifies while waiting for liver as Christmas wish
lehighvalleylive.com
An organ donor who is declared brain dead in a hospital, may be able to “save or enhance the lives of 50 people,” Green says. In 2013, UNOS recorded 6,203 liver transplants from deceased donors and 252 from living donors. Pennsylvania accounted for …