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OMG HOW COULD THIS HAPPEN...
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OLDTIFF47 posted:
http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-usc-kidney-transplant-error,0,2910603.story?hpt=T2


HOW IN THE WORLD COULD THIS BE...

TIFF
DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
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Lainey_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi TIFF,

Wow, you are right! How can they mix up patients for kidney transplant? Thanks for posting this!
 
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MrsCora01 responded:
From what I got from the article, both kidneys arrived at the same time. Basically it was a clerical error where someone didn't read the labels properly. In a large program, this is always a risk. Most places take more care.

Cora


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