A new way to ease the organ shortage: ‘Regifting’ kidneys used in previous transplants

(By Usha Lee McFarling for STAT)

LOS ANGELES — Like many transplant surgeons, Dr. Jeffrey Veale got frustrated seeing so many of his patients die while waiting for a donor kidney. So he decided to do something about it: recycle. Continue reading article here…

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