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A Military Hero Busts Organ-Donation Myths

Liver and two-time kidney transplant recipient Douglas Jordan knows the truth about organ donation Douglas “DJ” Jordan had been living quite a full and accomplished life. A retired master sergeant, Jordan served more than 20 years in the U.S. Air Force.. …visiting places like Turkey, Singapore, and Croatia. And he didn’t merely land in these …

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A human liver. Currently, livers are typically only stored for about nine to 12 hours on ice before transplant.

Organ donation: new technique can preserve human livers for a week

Week-long storage boosts time organs are usable and distances over which they can be moved Human livers from organ donors can now be preserved for a week, researchers have revealed, a dramatic improvement on previous techniques, which could only keep the organs usable for a matter of hours. The technology could boost the number of …

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