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Hospital that threw away kidney resumes transplants

Back in August it was reported that a kidney removed from a Toledo man, who was donating it to his older sister, somehow got thrown away with the medical waste by a nurse. What was touted as a rare mistake, caused the University of Toledo Medical Center (UTMC) to voluntarily suspended its live kidney transplant […] [MORE]

Nurse accidently throws away healthy kidney?

Fact or fiction? A perfectly healthy kidney was thrown away during a transplant procedure earlier this month.

Kidney transplant criteria may be slanted in favor of younger patients

The organization that oversees donated organ allocation is considering the largest overhaul of the system in a quarter of a century.