Category Archives: Transplant Surgeons

Centralized organ recovery process should improve transplant results

By DEAN OLSEN (dean.olsen@sj-r.com) THE STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER Posted Nov 23, 2010 @ 11:30 PM *Was unable to get the share plugin module to function. So I was forced to copy and paste this, but I thought it was very interesting … Continue reading

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Transplant Surgery and Lack of Sleep

Medical residents are routinely scheduled to work shifts that last 24 hours or more, yet a study out today suggests that these sleep-deprived doctors are at high risk of making medical mistakes that can harm or even kill patients. “Working … Continue reading

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Problems with Donornet

Donornet call coverage still has it’s inherent flaws, but Transplant Coordinators of America has developed a necessary service to assist facilities in eliminating this problem. Continue reading

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Paired Kidney Donation – KPD

Well, to me it seems as if it would make more sense to call it paired kidney donation instead of Kidney Paired Donation. Any how, whatever you want to call it, the fact remains that anyone who is willing to … Continue reading

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A Day in the life of a Transplant Coordinator

The dedication of all transplant coordinators is a selfless world of helping to save the lives of others. Continue reading

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Organ Transplants and Healthcare Reform

We all know that the motivating reason behind President Obama’s health care overhaul was primarily meant to provide affordable health care to those who can not afford it. However, the largest question will always be how will it be paid … Continue reading

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