Posts Tagged 'organ donor'

Futuristic Wow Tech! Growing Human Organs With 3D Printers

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We’ve looked at organ donation in the past, but since there are a shortage of organs compared to people on the waiting list, could we solve all of this and save all by growing human organs?

Posted by Tessa Mar 24, 2011 Posted in Disability 3 Comments

Error: Kidney Is Transplanted Into The Wrong Patient

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There are errors and then there are epic errors. USC University Hospital in Los Angeles usually transplants two kidneys per week, but it stopped all kidney transplants after a kidney was accidentally transplanted into the wrong patient. The mix-up is being chalked up to a “process error.”

Posted by Tessa Feb 22, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Be A Hero: Story of Tragedy & Victory

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When you are visiting a loved one in the hospital, you meet people in the hallways or at Ronald McDonald House, but you never know how you might touch another life.

Posted by Tessa Feb 17, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Hero Pilot Holds Plane For Grandpa of Murdered Boy Who Donated Organs to Save 25 Lives

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Caught between being a tearjerker and heartwarming is the real life story of the tragic end of little boy’s life that may have saved up to 25 lives by donating his organs.

Posted by Tessa Jan 25, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 8 Comments