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STUDY EXAMINES VARIATION IN TRANSPLANT CENTERS' USE OF LESS-THAN-IDEAL ORGANS	  Many organs that are discarded could benefit patients on the waitlist.

Latest Release: STUDY EXAMINES VARIATION IN TRANSPLANT CENTERS' USE OF LESS-THAN-IDEAL ORGANS Many organs that are discarded could benefit patients on the waitlist.

Thursday, October 17, 2019
In 2010-2016, many U.S. transplant centers commonly accepted deceased donor kidneys with less desirable characteristics. The use of these organs varied widely across transplant centers, however, and differences were not fully explained by the size of waitlists or the availability of donor organs.

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