Why this Kansan became a liver donor
The vast majority of liver transplants still use organs from a deceased donor, but that’s starting to change. Lindsee Wilson, a 41-year-old speech language pathologist in southwest Kansas, tells the story of donating part of her liver.
Medical experts say increasing the number of liver transplants from living donors could help more Americans get lifesaving medical care. The University of Kansas Health System plans to join a growing number of hospitals that offer the procedure. Rose Conlon of the Kansas News Service brings us one donor’s story.
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