Transplant Surgeons Fear Using Organs From ‘High-Risk’ Donors, Despite Safety Record

Transplant Surgeons Fear Using Organs From ‘High-Risk’ Donors, Despite Safety Record
As a response to a 2007 episode in which four patients in Chicago were transplanted with organs from a single donor unknowingly infected with HIV the only such episode in 20 years one-third of transplant surgeons in the United States “overreacted” and began routinely using fewer organs from high-risk donors, new research from Johns Hopkins finds…
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