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This is the online news report of a review that has been undertaken the organ donation practices within the United States, that lead to children receiving transplanted organs.


By looking at the statistics covering all liver, kidney, heart, lung, pancreas and small bowel donations, the team found that just over 14,200 American children received an organ transplant in the study time frame.


Mention is also made of the increasing trend in pediatric DCDD (Donation post Cardiocirculatory Determination of Death) organ donation within the United States.


One other online report also describing the research can be viewed via MedPage today-