Kidney Donor Triggers Organ Donation Chain

March 7, 2015 10:11 AM

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Zully Broussard donated one of her kidneys, the computer program matched donors to recipients and so this led to a six kidney transplant chain. She was so selfless as do donate her kidney to a complete stranger, but she was more than surprised to find out that her generosity extended the lives of six people instead.

Surgeons at the San Francisco hospital carried out 12 operations that gave six patients new kidneys. The operations took place at the California Pacific Medical Center: three on Thursday and the other three on Friday. This represents the largest donation chain in the 44-year history of the transplan...

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