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Organ transplants decline in number - The Slovak Spectator

Organ transplants decline in number - The Slovak Spectator | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

This report outlines how Slovakia has fallen behind neighbouring countries when it comes to the per annum rates of organ donors.

 

Mention is made of what are felt to be some of the possible contributory factors despite the fact that Slovakia has opt out legislation in place. In addition steps are now being taken to come up with possible solutions which may be implemented to help increase the rates of organ donation.

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Interesting commentary on the current status of organ donation in Slovakia

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Researchers create tool to calculate risk of ESRD after liver transplant - NephrologyNews.com

Researchers create tool to calculate risk of ESRD after liver transplant - NephrologyNews.com | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it
Researchers create tool to calculate risk of ESRD after liver transplant
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Researchers have created and validated a risk score, called renal risk index, that can predict the risk of end-stage renal disease after liver transplant.
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