UNOS


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UNOS

abbr.
United Network For Organ Sharing

UNOS

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UNOS

United Network for Organ Sharing Transplant surgery A database dedicated to optimizing the use of transplantable organs; according to UNOS statistics–1995, ± 20,000 major organs and tissues are transplanted/yr; since successful survival of transplanted tissue is a function of the degree of histocompatibility matches, the larger the pool of donor and recipient haplotypes, the better the long-term survival of these organs. See Transplantation.

UNOS

United Network for Organ Sharing.
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Si, pues entonces yo pienso que es algo que le puede pasar a uno en la vida, muy duro, para comenzar uno a sufrir con los hijos y pues uno unos dias tiene para comer y otros dias no, pero a pesar de todo uno como que va acogiendo esa rutina diaria.
Ellos pelean por sus derechos y uno hace su 'chamba' (trabajo)", declaro Jose Fernandez Lopez, uno de los policias del estado de Mexico (centro) que fue secuestrado.
Fortunately, federal law does not give UNOS a monopoly on organ allocation.
Luego pasa a la pagina de empleos y se pone a buscar uno [risas].
Forensic scientists at the National Police Institute of Criminal Research pieced the slivers together and reproduced the shape of a Fiat Uno brake light.
Graham, chief executive officer of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) and executive director both of UNOS and the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), is retiring from UNOS on December 17, 2012, after more than 25 years of service to the organization.
Robert Higgins, MD, the president of the OPTN/UNOS board praised Graham and the UNOS staff for their personal sacrifices.
Los gobiernos tambien quieren que se firme lo antes posible, pero cuando uno tiene la pluma praparada para firmar, el otro no.
Their legacy is their compassion for others, and their commitment to their chosen line of work," said Timothy Pruett, MD, president of the OPTN and UNOS and chair of the OPTN/UNOS board of directors.
Por ejemplo, los norteamericanos me ensenaron que uno no puede dejar que las emociones obstaculicen los negocios.
UNOS found that Sharp had not performed a pancreas transplant for more than a year, even as it added patients to its waiting list.