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Why is there such a shortage of liver and kidney transplants?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Transplant Surgery 21 years experience
Need>>supply: There are more people with the diseases that need organs than there are available organs. It is that simple. There are fewer "healthy" people dying now with working organs. Not every person or family is willing to donate organs after death either.

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