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Centralized organ removal may speed transplants

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February 25, 2014
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A transplant facility in the Midwest is experimenting with a new model to procure organs that may be faster, cheaper, safer and better for recipients - bring donors to doctors instead of doctors traveling to donors. (Feb. 25) Video provided by AP


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