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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/19/2014
Format: 04/19/2014


Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Report: UPMC Needs to Up Transplant Survival Rate

Monday, July 25th, 2011

UPMC's live-donor liver and kidney transplant programs are back in operation after a more than nine-week shutdown, but a new national report indicates the world-renowned facility needs to improve the survival rate of its liver transplant patients and transplanted livers following surgery.

At UPMC rival Allegheny General Hospital, its liver transplant program posted a one-year patient survival rate of 89 percent compared with an expected 83.5 percent.


To read more, visit the Tribune-Review web site.
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