Organ donations rise by 50 per cent b...

Organ donations rise by 50 per cent between 2008 and 2012 thanks to donor service taskforce

There are 2 comments on the Burton Mail story from Apr 12, 2013, titled Organ donations rise by 50 per cent between 2008 and 2012 thanks to donor service taskforce. In it, Burton Mail reports that:

TRANSPLANT patient David Clark is currently savouring an experience many of us take for granted, a holiday with his wife.

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Carson Kim

Kansas City, MO

#1 May 6, 2013
This may light a spark of hope especially to patients who may have been waiting for years for a donor organ. Where kidney patients are involved, I heard that some of them even die while waiting for a possible kidney transplant. Most of them also receive dialysis treatment in order to survive. However, I read reports from http://www.dialysisinjuryhelpline.com/ that some dialysis medications have been actually linked to serious side effects including cardiac arrest.

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#2 May 9, 2013
this is good however, donors should make sure the long term effects of the procedure

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