Transplants

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Transplant Group Rejects Lung Rule Changes

The national organization that manages organ transplants rejected making emergency rule changes Monday for children under 12 who are waiting on lungs, but created a special appeal and review system to hear such cases.

06/10/2013

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Organ Donor Families Meet Transplant Recipients

Organ donors and their families were honored today at Allegheny General Hospital.

04/29/2013

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Live-Donor Liver Transplant Program Suspended At UPMC

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The live-donor liver transplant program has reportedly been halted at UPMC. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, the health system suspended has the program as a precautionary measure. Earlier this month, UPMC […]

05/26/2011

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UPMC Temporarily Suspends Living Donor Program

UPMC has temporarily suspended its living kidney donor program. According to an article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, a Hepatitis C transmission is the cause of the shutdown.

05/11/2011

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