Left digit bias in donor organ acceptance: what can we do to make it right?

      There is an ever increasing disparity in supply and demand for donor organs and those in need of a life-saving transplant. In the United States in 2021, there were over 105,000 individuals awaiting organ transplant with only 13,800 deceased and 6500 living donor transplants performed. Accessed May 25, 2022.

      Due to constraints in organ availability, the transplant community continues to work on expanding the donor pool including utilization of organs from older donors.
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