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Last week I wrote about what’s involved in matching donor kidneys with recipients. While the checklist I reviewed is used each time there’s a potential match, the problem remains that there aren’t enough organs to go around. Unfortunately, not everyone will even make it to the “matching” point in the transplant process.
In the U.S., 18 people die every day while waiting for a life-saving transplant. There are more than 114,000 people waiting for organs, and more than 80 percent of them are waiting for kidneys. READ ORE>>