organ procurement organization


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organ procurement organization

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OPO

An institution that facilitates organ transplantation by obtaining cadaveric tissues and organs for use in living patients with end-stage diseases of the heart, kidneys, liver, and lungs.
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AOPO is a non-profit, national organization representing all federally-designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs).
LifeCenter Northwest is one of 58 federally-designated non-profit organ procurement organizations in the U.
As the world's largest processor of cellular bone allografts, fresh cartilage tissue for joint repair and skin allografts to help heal severe burns, AlloSource delivers unparalleled expertise and service to its growing network of surgeons, partners, and the country's most reputable organ procurement organizations.
Donate Life New England, a joint project of two federally designated organ procurement organizations that serve New England, today announced that individuals can now - for the first time - enroll online in the New England Donor Registry at www.
s (OTCPink: CMPD) Enterprise Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) Solution to improve donor organ recovery, and has begun the initial rollout of the CompuMed solution for 24/7, STAT echocardiogram interpretations and image sharing.
The organ procurement organization always acts as the go-between, carefully screening information that goes between the two parties.
Jordan "has always been, and continues to be, a stellar example and representative of the organ procurement organization (OPO) community.
Local organ procurement organization announces increase in registered organ donors and record-breaking tissue donation year, translating to more lives saved and healed
Established in 1987, LifeGift is a not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) which recovers organs and tissue for individuals needing transplants in 109 Texas counties in Southeast, North and West Texas.
Kappel currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Mid-America Transplant Services, an Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) serving eastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and northeast Arkansas.
based organ procurement organization (OPO), Brigham has served as a member of the UNOS Board as Chair of the UNOS OPO Committee, and the Corporate Affairs Committee, and on numerous other UNOS, HRSA and AOPO committees, councils, task forces and special work groups.
Gift of Hope, the Organ Procurement Organization serving Illinois and Southwest Indiana, coordinated the donation.