Could Redistricting Shorten The Wait For A Liver Transplant?
Reported via the Huffington Post
Where you live can affect your chances of getting a liver transplant, as well as your risk of dying while waiting, if you live in the United States.
Analysis of organ donor rates versus time spent waiting for a donor liver have revealed that there is indeed variation across the United States in waiting times for a liver transplant.
Why this may be the case and what could be done to try and address this variation is also outlined in the article.