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2013-04-18 21:25:28

Good news for anyone needing a transplant; a new Mayo Clinic survey shows that the public's support for both living and deceased organ donation is increasing.

2013-04-08 11:59:32

Patients faced with the diagnosis of a life-threatening liver disease have to consider the seriousness of having a liver transplant, which can be a definitive cure for many acquired and genetic liver diseases.

New Device Keeps Livers Alive, Could Double Number Of Successful Transplants
2013-03-17 08:17:57

A new machine developed by a team of UK engineers and medical professionals allows a donated human liver to be kept alive and functional at room temperature.

Donor Kidney With Rabies Kills Recipient
2013-03-15 22:26:04

The CDC announced today a Maryland man who recently died of rabies contracted the disease when he received an infected transplanted kidney a year and a half ago.


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The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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