Items Tagged ‘liver disease’

June 19, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations   Wall Street Journal Effort Seeks to Reduce […]

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January 7, 2013

Competition Affects Who Gets a Liver Transplant: Study

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

More competition between medical centers that perform liver transplants may mean sicker patients get lower-quality donor organs, according to a U.S. study…”If you’re a sick, high-risk patient… then it’s in your interest that somebody will take more of a risk on you. The alternative is not surviving,” said Michael Charlton, a liver disease researcher from […]

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Tags: competition, Dr. Michael Charlton, liver disease, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, Reuters

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