What You Lose When You Sign That Organ-Donor Card – WSJ.com

Organ transplantation—from procurement of organs to transplant to the first year of postoperative care—is a $20 billion per year business. Average recipients are charged $750,000 for a transplant, and at an average 3.3 organs, that is more than $2 million per body. Neither donors nor their families can be paid for organs.

via What You Lose When You Sign That Organ-Donor Card – WSJ.com.

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