Tag Archives: transplantation

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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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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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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Kidney Transplants for Seniors

It’s hard enough to find a good kidney and cross match the donor and recipient, and that’s just for the younger generation. Now consider being 65 and older.  As you can imagine older patients approaching the twighlight of their lives … Continue reading

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