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    MrsCora01 posted:
    Here is an interesting article I received in a newsletter. In England they have just concluded a study where they compared the results of donation from brain-dead donors (the normal process) with those from cardiac death donors (a fairly new criterion). They found no significant differences between the two.

    My own transplant center here at home started doing this a few years ago and it has been quite successful. A friend of mine received such a donation and is doing very well. Unfortunately, at the time there was a huge outcry by the so-called medical ethicists who were implying that they would treat you "differently" in the ER if they thought you would be a good donor. Poppycock!

    Anyway, here is the article .

    Cora
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