Would You Donate Your Face When You Die?

July 2, 2014 3:37 PM

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Would You Donate Your Face When You Die?

There are now official rules that govern face and hand transplants, but that doesn't mean having the words "organ donor" on your driver's license will automatically sign you up.

The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, the nonprofit organization under contract with the federal government to allocate organs, has been facilitating face and hand transplants for years. But without a formal policy in place, the process has been difficult, according to Dr. Sue McDiarmid...

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