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Cultural attitudes impede organ donations in China

(AP)—China is phasing out its reliance on executed prisoners for donated organs, but an architect of the country's transplant system said Friday that ingrained cultural attitudes are impeding the rise of ...

May 17, 2013
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Robotic transplant an option for obese kidney patients

Obese patients who received robotic kidney transplants had fewer wound complications than patients who received traditional "open" transplant surgery, according to surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital ...

May 15, 2013
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