organ shortage

organ shortage

Transplantation The gap between the number of organs transplanted and number needed. See UNOS. Cf Organ brokerage.
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However, one limitation in organ transplantation is the lack of suitable donors and organ shortage is the biggest challenge.
'Unfortunately, organ shortage remains one of the greatest challenges facing the field of organs transplantation today.
But the organ shortage isA killing 20 people everyday while waiting for a donor.A
(4) As the organ shortage persists, and the need of organs outpaces the supply, science has sought inventive means to create organs.
The Organ Shortage Crisis in America: Incentives, Civic Duty, and Closing the Gap
The findings, which appeared recently in the journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), may help address the organ shortage by keeping valuable organs from being thrown away.
"SCOT works to achieve self-sufficiency and solve the problem of organ shortage, which is a global problem," he said.
[1] The continual organ shortage can be overcome by an increase in a number of individuals who are willing to donate.
Paragonix has established a pipeline of donor organ transport devices that address the current donor organ shortage by maximizing donor organ utilisation, improving donor organ quality and extending donor organ transport throughout the entire United States.
"It is an unfortunate situation, and it won't go away until we address the massive organ shortage," said Sunil Shroff, founder and managing trustee of MOHAN Foundation.