National societies recommend ways to improve safety in organ transportation

At a transportation summit, four national transplantation organizations — including the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the American Society of Transplantation, the United Network for Organ Sharing and the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations — developed a set of recommendations to ensure the safety of organ recovery teams.According to David A. Axelrod, MD, MBA, FACS, transplant surgeon at the University of Iowa, and colleagues, solid organ transplantation requires a variety measures to ensure procedures are safely performed.They argued that while theRead More

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