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  3/17/2014, Adar Bet 15, 5774

5 Organ Transplants in 48 Hours at Children's Hospital


A heart, two livers and two kidneys were transplanted into the bodies of five children between Thursday and Saturday at Schneider Children's Hospital in Petach Tikva, east of Tel Aviv. The recipients ranged in age from 20 months to 16 years. One of the kidneys came from the recipient's mother. The remaining organs came via the National Organ Donation Center, which informed the hospital of their availability as the kidney donation was being completed.

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