Organ Transplants Saved U.S. Patients Millions of Years of Life from 1987 to 2012, Study Finds
Organ transplants saved 2.2 million in combined life-years for U.S. patients between 1987 and 2012, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery. On average, the researchers said the organ transplants saved more than four years of life per recipient.
- "More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved With Organ Transplants, Experts Estimate" (Preidt, HealthDay/Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/28).
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