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Change in Kidney Transplant Policy Would Favor Younger Patients - NYTimes.com

The New York Times picks up on Washington Post coverage of an UNOS proposal to rework the rules for allocation of donated kidneys:

Younger patients would be more likely than older ones to get the best kidneys under a proposal being considered by the nation's organ transplant network.

The new policy would replace the present first-come-first-served system and is intended to provide better matches between the life expectancies of recipients and the functional life of donated kidneys.

Read the rest of the article at the New York Times website.

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