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Marketing Masquerading as Journalism

If there’s one thing the Cleveland Clinic is good at, it’s self-promotion. And in the past couple of years, they’ve used The Plain Dealer’s Angela Townsend as their messenger (via cleveland.com). Here’s the latest: http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2013/09/cleveland_clinic_researchers_s_1.html   Excerpts: “…analyzing health data from more than 69,000 living donors from 1998 to 2010″ ” Complications declined over time, …

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Living Liver Donor Deaths are “Inevitable”

According to transplant surgeons and bioethicists at The Cleveland Clinic, it is. The first line of Miller, et al’s newly published study, “Preparing for the Inevitable: the death of a living liver donor”, reads:   Living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is associated with a low but finite and well documented risk of donor morbidity and mortality, …

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