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The astonishing numbers behind 3 decades of transplantation

What does it take to become one of the largest and most renowned multi-specialty transplant centers in the country? For the Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute, it’s been more than thirty years of pioneering transplants. It’s a program that started fast in 1984, with a liver transplant for a sick little girl from …

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The fascinating story behind 30 years of organ transplants

It’s been more than 30 years since the first transplant was performed at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, launching a program that has saved thousands of lives. Back then, “Dr. Goran Klintmalm was 34-years-old and living in Sweden. Liver transplants were considered human experimentation, a last-ditch effort with an 80 percent fatality rate to save …

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