Posts Tagged 'organ transplant'

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