Networks Of Kidney Donors Connect Strangers, Bypass Waitlist
A new trend in kidney donations involves a series of connected strangers and is helping more people get off the massive transplant waiting list.By Matt Patston | June 8, 2015
Imagine standing in a slow-moving line with 100,000 other people. It's frustrating, right?
Now imagine doing that when your life depends on it.
That's reality for about 100,000 Americans waiting for a kidney transplant. But that frustration has sparked a new loophole: the kidney transplant chain. (Video via Barnes-Jewish Hospital)