Transplant News stories from June, 2014

Lung Transplant Rule That Saved Sarah is Final

By Jonel Aleccia

A controversial rule change that allowed a young Pennsylvania girl to get a life-saving lung transplant is now permanent, paving the way for other children to receive expanded access to the organs in short supply. The board of directors of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, or OPTN, a federal contractor that oversees organ allocation

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