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

19 Selected organ and tissue transplant info #10

TRIO (Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc.)
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http://www.primenet.com/~trio/
TRIO is a major transplant patient support, and government lobbying,
organization. This site offers recipient and donor family support.
Large available publications list.
Current news. Local chapter information. Email: trio@primenet.com

UCLA Transplantation
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http://www.medctr.ucla.edu/dept/xplant/default.htm
So far available is a description and statistics of the Dumont-UCLA
Transplant Center. Other things under construction:
Abstracts not Currently under Copyright
A Moderated Newsgroup on Issues in Liver Transplantation
Static and Video Images of Procedures
Slide Show Presentations

University of Colorado's Organ Transplant Web Page
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http://www.uchsc.edu/ctrsinst/organtx/


UNOS Transplantation Information Site
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(See also section VII for more information on UNOS.)
http://www.unos.org

UNOS is a non-profit organization responsible for promoting,
facilitating, and scientifically advancing organ procurement and
transplantation throughout the United States while administering a
national organ allocation system based on scientific and medical factors
and practices.
Issues of the very informative news magazine UNOS Update have begun to be
posted.
The site also has up-to-date transplant statistics, resources available,
and calls for public comment on policy changes.

World Children's Transplant Fund
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http://www.wctf.org/
The World Children's Transplant Fund (WCTF) is a unique and special
organization. Our mission is to provide as many opportunities as possible
for lifesaving pediatric transplant surgery to children of the world. Our
goal is to assist nations in developing and then sustaining independent
pediatric organ transplant programs. Coordinating and sharing of our
medical resources enables children of lesser developed countries access to
the chance which children of the United States routinely have...the chance
for life. The Strategy of the World Children's Transplant Fund focuses on
developing World Children's Transplant Centers attached to preexisting
medical facilities in each of the selected site locations.
World Children's Transplant Fund
16000 Ventura Blvd.
Suite 103
Encino, California 91436
Phone: (818) 905-9283
Fax: (818) 905-9315
E-Mail to: info@wctf.org





 

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