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Chicago patient received organ from donor who died of rabies

On March 15, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a concerning warning about an organ transplant patient who had died after receiving an organ that had been donated by someone who had been infected with rabies. Although the rabies incubation period is usually shorter, between one to three months, the patient had died […]

Cook County man says he received cancerous liver during transplant

Medical malpractice occurs when hospitals and healthcare professionals make critical mistakes. When these mistakes are made, Chicago patients have every right to make sure an error is thoroughly investigated in order to hold a negligent doctor or hospital accountable. Making sure that a doctor, nurse or hospital is held accountable for negligence is a complex […]

Patient claims Illinois hospital transplanted cancerous organ

Organ transplants are complex and sometimes risky surgeries. But when a transplant is performed correctly, a patient’s health could improve significantly. In some cases, an organ transplant may even help to save a patient’s life in Will County. In 2008, one patient decided that the benefits of a pancreas transplant would far outweigh the risks […]

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