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When Death Becomes Life

Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

by Joshua D. Mezrich

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Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
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A portrait of the extraordinary field of organ transplantation draws on a century of advancement to discuss its pioneers, science and ethical challenges as well as the ways that organ transplants have revolutionized medical care. 35,000 first printing.

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Surgeons performed more than 21,000 kidney transplants and 8,000 liver transplants in 2018, according the United Network for Organ Sharing. shapecharge/Getty Images hide caption

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A Surgeon Reflects On Death, Life And The 'Incredible Gift' Of Organ Transplant

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