Donating Livers and Kidneys to Save Someone’s Life

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Donating Livers and Kidneys to Save Someone's Life
Liver transplantation and kidney transplantation are the treatment options for patients with end stage liver disease from conditions such as hepatocellular carcinoma and end-stage renal disease. In many cases because transplantation is the only option in management these procedures save lives. The transplantation procedures are not without complications. Many of the opponents of kidney and organ transplantation mention the complications associated with organ donations as a reason for their stand against organ transplantation. Others cite ethical reasons such as the possible sale of organs for opposing the performance of the transplantation procedures. All of these reasons can be considered...
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