Pleas Grow to End Transplant Ban Between HIV Patients
July 3, 2012
At a congressional briefing last week, HIV and transplant experts joined patients in calling for legislation that would allow HIV-positive people to donate organs to other HIV-positive people. Such a move would speed the transplant process for people with the virus while reducing the long waiting lists for uninfected patients, said Dr. Peter Stock, a University of California-San Francisco transplant surgeon.
San Francisco Chronicle
07.02.2012; Erin Allday
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