Actually that's not comletely true. Alcoholics can be and are denied transplants if they continue to drink or refuse to enter rehab programs.
Same thing with smokers and lung transplants. They can be and most of the time are refused the transplant if they won't stop smoking.
I know - what I am saying it's case by case. It's entirely possible someone who damaged their organ (yet turned over a new leaf) could be given a new organ.
posted on 11/21/2003 1:11:22 PM PST
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He could try to find a living donor. Then there would be no complication with the "waiting list".
posted on 11/21/2003 1:12:26 PM PST
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