Study: Rural U.S. patients face tougher time getting organ transplants

01/9/2008 | Reuters

Patients in rural areas of the U.S. are up to 20% less likely to receive a kidney, liver or heart transplant than urban patients, according to a study. "When you look at our study it suggests that the barrier to transplantation is not from within the transplant centers but it's really the barriers to getting in the front door in the first place," said the study's lead researcher.

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