Organ need in Alabama rises
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Dec 28, 2010 | 826 views |  0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

The number of organ transplant surgeries performed in Alabama dropped to an 18-year low in 2010, while the state's transplant waiting list grew 46 percent, a Birmingham News analysis of transplant and waiting list data shows.

  The number of transplants performed in Alabama this year -- 349 -- is the lowest since 1992, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Read the full story from The Birmingham News.

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