News | 2 Aug 2018
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Aussies are taking a big risk in their desperation to survive, with higher than expected numbers going overseas for transplants.
Desperate Australians may be going overseas for illegal organ transplants in greater numbers than first thought. Official statistics show just a handful of people each year go overseas for a kidney transplant but a new survey indicates the real numbers may be a lot higher. To get a more accurate picture, Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) president-elect Toby Coates surveyed members of the transplant community to see how many had dealt with patients who had overseas transplants...