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Are Organs Ever Re-Donated? Johns Hopkins University Reveals



8/7/2013 7:56:56 AM

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A few transplants out of the 28,000 performed every year involve the same organ spending time in more than two bodies. The most common scenario arises when a patient in the late stages of a disease receives a new liver or kidney as a last-ditch effort to keep him alive. If he dies shortly after, and the new organ wasn’t the cause, re-transplanting may be an option.

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