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  • tissues
  • Under the new regulations drawn up by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, people are to be allowed to move higher on the transplant waiting list if any of their relatives within three degrees of kinship or their spouses have donated organs or tissues, providing that other registered candidates are not as ill. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The AOC's Alabama Donor Family Quilt, a testament to the selflessness of Alabamians who donated organs and tissues that enabled others to lead healthy, active lives, is on display 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday in the the tunnel leading from the State Representatives Building to the State Capitol in Montgomery through April 30, 2012. (uab.edu)
  • To be part of the solution to the ongoing need for donated organs and tissues, take the following steps to become a donor after your death. (nolo.com)
  • human organs
  • Some medical experts have said that organs from any inmate put to death by injection shouldn't be transplanted because the organs could be damaged by the execution process, and in 1984, Congress outlawed selling human organs in the United States. (deseretnews.com)
  • Part of the problem lies with laws restricting the harvesting of human organs, coupled with cultural or religious reticence, despite Muslim theologians' approval of organ donations. (news24.com)
  • liver
  • The city firefighters union posted an urgent memo on its Web site last week asking members to help a 31-year-old woman in desperate need of a liver transplant, suggesting they contact her supporters about potential donors - people who die in accidents. (nypost.com)
  • Doctors have ruled out living donors, since only a piece of liver is transplanted, and she needs an entire organ to survive. (nypost.com)
  • Two national studies in the past year reported that more than one in three liver donors experience at least one medical complication, during surgery or in the months or more after. (wsj.com)
  • More than a dozen liver donors have died world-wide after donation from complications resulting from the surgery. (wsj.com)
  • Beyond these statistics, there are no good long-term data on how liver donors fare medically or how donating a liver or kidney affects quality of life, employment and finances. (wsj.com)
  • Craig was put on the liver transplant list in May but, because he has a rare blood group, doctors say he could have to wait up to two years for a matching donor. (itv.com)
  • Many others require liver donations, which can also be offered by live donors. (news24.com)
  • next of
  • If you don't document your intention to be an organ donor, these conversations are critical, because your next of kin will make the decision about whether or not to donate your organs. (nolo.com)
  • United Network
  • Ms. Luebke, who gave her sister a kidney in 1994, is a former member of the living donor committee of United Network for Organ Sharing, a private group that oversees the nation's transplant system under contract with the Department of Health and Human Services. (wsj.com)
  • Unfortunately, the tests came back as a false negative result," said Mandy Claggett, a spokeswoman for United Network for Organ Sharing or UNOS, which sets policy for organ donation and has been monitoring the investigation. (emaxhealth.com)
  • advocate
  • Organ donor advocate who died waiting for kidney featured. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Then an advocate from OneLegacy talked to us about organ donation. (organdonor.gov)
  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has established a few federal rules that include requiring hospitals to provide living donors with a donor advocate, explain the statistical chance of success for both the donor and the recipient, warn donors that future health problems might not be covered by insurance and that gaining insurance could become more difficult and tell donors that they may opt out at any time. (missourinet.com)
  • cornea
  • A corneal transplant is a delicate, micro-surgical procedure that replaces a disc segment of an injured or diseased cornea with a similarly shaped piece of healthy donor cornea. (odf.org.za)
  • Who can be a cornea donor? (odf.org.za)
  • Registrar
  • is struggling to gain a foothold in Morocco, even though there are no prohibitions: not medical, legal or religious," Moroccan organ registrar Said Sabri told AFP. (news24.com)
  • placement
  • In many instances, organizing appropriate laboratory and diagnostic testing, acceptance and placement of donor organs, coordination of organ recovery teams, and availability of an operating suite may require active medical management of the donor for 24 hours or longer. (uptodate.com)
  • death
  • The pathophysiology of neurologic death and management of the potential pediatric organ donor are discussed here. (uptodate.com)
  • The determination of neurologic death and assessment of the pediatric patient for potential organ donation are discussed separately. (uptodate.com)
  • See 'Diagnosis of brain death' and 'Assessment of the pediatric patient for potential organ donation' . (uptodate.com)
  • Since you have access to information from the top sources, it would be a service to those who are considering donating our organs after death to have the facts. (chicagotribune.com)
  • We don't have enough heroes to meet the need," said Graham, who supports the death penalty yet contends even the most brutal killers could do something positive for society by donating organs. (deseretnews.com)
  • If you don't leave instructions about organ donation, West Virginia law decides who will make the decision for you after your death. (nolo.com)
  • DENVER, Colorado, October 12, 2004 (CWNews.com/LifeSiteNews.com) - A Colorado coroner has ruled that a hospital removed vital organs from a donor before he died, and therefore his death was a homicide. (lifesitenews.com)
  • The ruling raises serious questions about the definition of "brain death" that is used in organ-transplant cases. (lifesitenews.com)
  • I checked "yes" on the section of the form where I was given a choice (yes or no) to donate my organs in event of my death. (thecaregiversvoice.com)
  • He and other Muslim theologians have argued that organ donation after death is "ongoing charity" - a pious act in Islam that outlives the person who performs it. (news24.com)
  • Campaigners in Algeria and Tunisia want to create registers of people who refuse to have their organs taken after their death - and anyone not on the list would be considered a potential donor by default. (news24.com)
  • Advocates
  • Amid this growth, many patient advocates and bioethicists say that hospitals and federal agencies aren't doing enough to inform living donors of the consequences of giving a piece of themselves. (wsj.com)
  • Advocates for organ donations are unconvinced. (deseretnews.com)
  • ethical
  • If you're going to keep doing the surgery, you have an ethical and moral obligation to find out how these patients are doing,' says Donna Luebke, a nurse practitioner in Cleveland who lobbies for greater protections for living donors. (wsj.com)
  • Ethical questions, the cost of evaluations, and public perceptions of executed donors cannot be easily dismissed. (rsnhope.org)
  • Centers
  • The cases mark the first incidence of HIV infection contracted from organ donation in more than 20 years, according to Matthew Kuehnert, who oversees organ safety at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (emaxhealth.com)
  • donations
  • Alvarez had consented to the harvesting of organs and tissue from the body of her terminally ill mother, and said Legacy represented that the donations would be distributed on a nonprofit basis. (courthousenews.com)
  • We feel like they should have altruistic reasons" for organ donations, "not for someone having their sentence changed," said Ellie Schlam, spokeswoman for the National Kidney Foundation. (deseretnews.com)
  • list
  • I wouldn't want those organs in my body," said Carmen Epps, 34, of St. Louis, who has spent more than three years on a kidney waiting list. (deseretnews.com)
  • While an improvement over findings from a similar survey last year in which 50 percent reported the same, the statistic illustrates a critical need to continue to increase the level of support for organ donation to save the lives of the more than 105,000 adults and children on the transplant waiting list in the U.S., an average 18 of whom die each day waiting. (medindia.net)
  • And I would like to urge every person to put themselves onto the list as you don't need your organs once you've died so you could save somebody else's life! (itv.com)
  • Of the more than 113,400 Americans on the national organ-transplant-waiting list, 3,550 are waiting in Alabama, according to the Alabama Organ Center. (uab.edu)
  • For someone on the organ transplant list, they should talk to their physician about the risk," he said. (emaxhealth.com)
  • The wait list can range from six to eight years, depending on the organ needed, she said. (latimes.com)
  • medical
  • In the months that followed, two separate teams of physicians, transplant coordinators, social workers, and others from the Division of Solid Organ Transplant at the University of Rochester Medical Center-one team solely overseeing the care for Schermerhorn, and one caring only for Wlosinski-determined that everything was looking good to move forward with a transplant this fall. (rochester.edu)
  • But the association's Medical Ethics Committee argues that further avenues need to be explored to further increase the number of organ donors. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • But as the number of living donors rises, so has concern that donors themselves face significant medical, psychological and financial risks. (wsj.com)
  • To be sure, many if not most living donors have positive experiences and few if any lasting medical problems. (wsj.com)
  • the Medical Information Acknowledgment and Donor Consent Form. (thecaregiversvoice.com)
  • patients
  • Patients will still die waiting for a suitable organ transplant, even if the number of donors is increased by the 50 per cent target set by the Organ Donation Taskforce, a report says. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • When my youngest son passed away, I thought of those patients who had died waiting for an organ and decided that it was best that my boy's organs were given to others in need," Chao said. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Many patients are critically ill as they wait for organs such as a heart which can only be taken from deceased donors. (news24.com)
  • FACEBOOK
  • Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that the social networking site would now include donor designations in its biographical information. (latimes.com)
  • Slashgear pointed out that as of Tuesday afternoon, Zuckerberg hadn't updated his own donor status on his Facebook page. (latimes.com)
  • Facebook share could save lives: Posting your organ donor. (latimes.com)
  • recover
  • The donor hospital (where the donor died) bills the transplant facility that comes to recover the donated organs. (chicagotribune.com)
  • For example, the majority (52 percent) of respondents were open to the idea that doctors may not try as hard to save their lives if their wish to be organ donors is known, and 61 percent are open to the idea that it is possible for a brain dead person to recover from his or her injuries. (medindia.net)
  • dead
  • You still have to pay for the care you receive when you are still alive in the hospital but not for the donation of the organs after you are declared dead. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Current regulations only allow the organs of a brain-dead person to be donated to their fifth-degree relatives by blood or marriage. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Rardin, who had been declared "brain dead" after he shot himself in September, was a registered organ donor. (lifesitenews.com)
  • You've got no use for your organs once you're dead. (talkbass.com)
  • On the back of my NY drivers license they ask that question of giving organs and i am tottaly up for that if i am dead, let someone else have the chances to keep living. (talkbass.com)
  • Gift
  • When Gift of Hope was notified of the infections, it sent samples from the donor to an outside lab, Bosch said. (emaxhealth.com)
  • He said Gift of Hope and others involved in organ donation are weighing which test might be best against the need for the need for rapid testing. (emaxhealth.com)
  • The gift of an organ fulfils "one of the major objectives of Islamic law, which is the preservation of life," Chekkat said. (news24.com)
  • process
  • In October 2017, Lieutenant Keri Stein sent an email to the entire Department of Public Safety (about 140 staff members), explaining Schermerhorn's condition and the living donor process. (rochester.edu)
  • The process and timing of organ recovery is a complex task. (uptodate.com)