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2012-09-28 12:08:24

Most Canadians view financial incentives for deceased kidney donation to be acceptable.

2012-09-19 15:55:59

The largest U.S. multicenter study of living kidney transplant donor chains showed that 46 percent of recipients are minorities, a finding that allays previous fears that these groups would be disadvantaged by expansion of the donor pool through this type of exchange process.

2012-08-30 21:39:14

The policies that several states have adopted giving tax deductions or credits to living organ donors do not appear to have increased donation rates.

2012-08-08 11:36:37

It has recently been suggested that patients should be kept alive using elective ventilation to facilitate the harvesting of organs for donation.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.