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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.

Hospital offers apology, but still no kidney, after transplant was denied

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has released a statement apologizing to the family of a three-year old on whom it refused to perform a kidney transplant.

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.