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.
Organ Donor Families Meet Transplant Recipients Organ donors and their families were honored today at Allegheny General Hospital.
Live-Donor Liver Transplant Program Suspended At UPMC
UPMC Temporarily Suspends Living Donor ProgramUPMC 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.