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Waiting for a Liver - Mayo Clinic

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Just Want to Talk, Jul 13, 2011

Seventeen people a day. That's approximately how many people in North America die waiting for an organ transplant. There simply aren't enough donor organs to meet demand. And if you are waiting for say, a liver, and one becomes available, there's no guarantee it will be a match. Here's the story of a woman who almost lost hope after having to turn down three different donor organs.

Tags: tech, transplant, Matthew Clark PhD, liver transplant, organ transplant, organ donation, Medical Edge

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