UNOS


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UNOS

abbr.
United Network For Organ Sharing

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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Llegamos a la casa, y llegando los primeros guerrilleros y nos dijeron "?ustedes de a donde venian?"; "de alla abajo donde hay unos muertos"; "?y ustedes conocen a esa familia?" "si nosotros los conocemos, es que esos muchachos estaban cuidando la finca porque los viejitos estan por alla haciendose un tratamiento pues estan enfermos y ellos estaban ahi cuidando." Y entonces dijo: "pero es que hay otros de ellos que son torcidos"; "!nosotros no sabemos!" les dijimos.
Fortunately, federal law does not give UNOS a monopoly on organ allocation.
They were told 110,000 Unos were shipped to France between 1983 and 1987.