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Transplants Disparities for Sick Patients?

2016 22 Jan

A recent study shows that transplant centres that have low scores on performance evaluations are more likely to remove more patients from the transplant waiting list. The study is published in the  American Journal of Transplantation. Data from the U.S. Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients on 315,796 candidates on the kidney transplant waiting... Read more

Donor Hearts Being Rejected While Need for Transplants Increase

2015 15 Feb

According to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, despite a growing need for donor hearts, surgeons and transplant centres nationwide have been rejecting hearts donated for transplantation. The rejection is due to the hearts being marginal i.e. with undesirable qualities such as the wrong size, an older donor... Read more