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This article is from the Organ Transplant FAQ, by mike_holloway@hotmail.com (Michael Holloway) with numerous contributions by others.

10 Selected organ and tissue transplant info #1

There is no attempt here to make a comprehensive list of web resources
for transplantation. Instead, the sites below are meant to provide some
of the best resources for patients and the general public, with
particular reference to information on organ donation.


American Liver Foundation disease information brochures
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http://www.gastro.com/liverpg/livdz.htm

American Share Foundation WWW page
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http://www.asf.org
maintainer: jsabbott@ix.netcom.com (JOHN S. ABBOTT)
Partial list of contents:
Kid's Space=20
1995 Transplant Desk Reference
Questions a Patient Should Ask
Answers to Commonly Asked Transplant Questions
What Every Patient Needs to Know about UNOS
Transplant Centers
OPOs - Organ Procurement Organizations

The American Society of Transplant Physicians
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http://www.astp.org/
ASTP is a multidisciplinary group of physicians and scientists dedicated
to the promotion of education and research relating to transplantation
medicine and immunology. News and abstracts of the journal
"Transplantation" available.

Biliary Atresia & Liver Transplant Network
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http://www.asf.org/balt.html
(see Part 3, section IIe)

BODY British Organ Donor Society
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http://www.argonet.co.uk/body/index.html
This site covers topics on organ donation and transplantation, both in
the UK and Worldwide. Your requests for topics you would like to see
included are welcomed. Please send them to body@argonet.co.uk

Coalition on Donation
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http://www.shareyourlife.org/
Slick web page with donor education and myths information.
"The Coalition on Donation is a not-for-profit alliance of local
coalitions and national organizations who have joined forces to promote
organ and tissue donation. The Coalition has created national
education/action campaigns for distribution by our 50 local coalition
affiliates."

 

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