Controversial change in liver donation rules highlights transplant challenges

  

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Via:  perrie-halpern  •  last year  •  0 comments

Controversial change in liver donation rules highlights transplant challenges
For decades, organs have been distributed locally and limited to specific areas, a system some experts say is out of date. The United Network of Organ Sharing recently overhauled its rules, expanding the area to 500 nautical miles, but the change was put on hold over concerns that rural patients would be penalized.

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