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Transplantation
  1. M K DAVIES,
  2. A HOLLMAN

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    This 32 cent stamp was issued by the United States Postal Service on 5 August at the 1998 National Transplant Games held at Ohio State University in Columbus. Heart transplantation is shown on the stamp which is inscribed “Organ & Tissue Donation. Share your life”. On the reverse of the cover, details are given regarding the organisation of transplantation services including the National Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). Public information relating to the process for organ and tissue donation is given, and included is the information that “it is possible to donate eight organs from one body: two kidneys, two lungs, one heart, one liver, one pancreas, and intestine”.

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