Most Americans Not Suitable Kidney Donors

Most Americans Not Suitable Kidney Donors

While television shows most often depict people getting transplanted kidneys from family members or other live donors for dramatic purposes, the reality is that over 75 percent of Americans would be ineligible to donate a kidney while alive. This is a life-threatening issue for the more than 101,000 people waiting for a kidney transplant and […]

Organ Donation in China Departed From the Dark Past

Organ Donation in China Departed From the Dark Past

On March 19, the website for voluntary organ donation registration was official launched in China, after successful pilots programs in recent years. As a critical part of a national donation system, this website will continue to increase the public’s awareness of the urgent needs of organ donor, break down the Chinese cultural barrier towards organ […]

Organ Donation Retrieval at Centralized Level Could Save More Lives

Organ Donation Retrieval at Centralized Level Could Save More Lives

Organ donation continues to be a life-and-death matter. The retrieval process has long been a bone of contention among medical professionals. Traditionally, transplant teams often travel long distances to remove and retrieve donated organs, then must rush to other locations to transplant the procurements into needy recipients. It is vital to note that organs have […]