Transplant Program Shut Down After Man Gets Wrong Kidney

USC University Hospital has voluntarily shut down its kidney transplant program after a man was reportedly given the wrong kidney. "No patient was harmed. However, as patient safety is the hospital's number one concern, the hospital inactivated the program while clinical protocols are assessed and additional safeguards to the kidney transplant program are developed," said Leslie Ridgeway, USC director of media relations, in a statement. According to The Associated Press, the mix-up occurred...Full Story
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