Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital say a change in the distribution of livers across the country could result in Kansans waiting longer for life-saving transplants.
So theyre backing a bill in the Kansas Legislature that would allow residents who donate their organs to specify whether they want them used to benefit Kansas transplant patients.
The purpose of the Kansas Donor Rights act is to bring the conversation to the forefront, said Sean Kumer, a liver transplant surgeon at KU.
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