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Redesign of U.S. Donor-liver Network Could Boost Transplants by Several Hundred Per Year
February 24, 2011
University of Pittsburgh researchers redesigned the nation's haphazard donor-liver distribution network to better account for urban and rural population differences, geographic distance, and the anticipated supply of and demand for donor livers. They calculated a rearrangement that could result in up to 14 percent more people each year receiving the transplants they need.
University of Pittsburgh
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