officer’s kidney donation leads to lifesaving chain
The average person might think that’s heroic enough. But in a selfless act initially meant to save one life, Cuthbertson, a mother of a 13-year-old girl, donated a kidney this week to a stranger, and in the process set off a chain reaction ...
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Begin this week with a quick review of the major functions and cells of the liver to set the context for what changes in disease, then go on to meet some of the clinicians and bioethicists in Birmingham England who are involved with the field of transplantation. Next week (week 2) will discuss the surgery itself.
"I think when some people donate liver, or donate any organ, there might be a little bit more hesitation in terms of, why am I doing this, how is this going to affect me later on, what are the financial implications?" Peter said. "All of these things that go into this decision-making process, I didn't have to go through all of those, because I knew that I would do whatever it took."
The miracle of face transplant: Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap in a chin she once had known so well