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Resource ID: #20906
Subject: Medical Reporting
Source: U.S. News & World Report
Date: July 28,2003



This story describes how problems with the national organ transplant system killed a 17-year old girl. The girl was to receive a heart lung transplant and received organs that were against her bloodtype. The story describes how the entire chain from the initial screening to the inappropriate implantation failed to notice the discrepancies.

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