7. Future uncertain for liver transplant organs in South
from The Tennessean
From July 16:
The nation's top transplant surgeons met three weeks ago in Chicago. They didn't talk medicine. They argued logistics. The issue is a controversial plan to address geographic disparities in liver transplants that would shorten wait times in some areas of the country at the expense of others. This committee of the United Network for Organ Sharing has debated for a year the redistricting proposal — one that Vanderbilt University Medical Center opposes.
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