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MTN’s Donor Care and Surgical Recovery Unit
The Donor Care and Surgical Recovery Unit (DCU) is a state-of-the-art facility — located within our Westwood, Kansas, headquarters — where donor heroes may be transferred. Transferring donor heroes to the DCU after close collaboration with our hospital partners allows for specialized management, allocation and recovery of their gifts.
Our goal in creating the DCU was to increase our stewardship of donors and their families; hospital partners; transplant partners; and transplant recipients. The DCU allows us to do that in several ways:
The gift of life through organ, eye and tissue donation has a lasting impact on recipients, recipient families, donors and donor families. Hear inspirational, real-life stories from donor families whose loved ones impacted the lives of transplant recipients through the generous gift of donation.
Read about other donor families and the impact their loved ones made, or tell us about your own personal experience with organ donation.
In our recent blog post, we talked to Midwest Transplant Network’s Laboratory Director, Scott McDonald, about our histocompatibility lab that performs tests in support of organ, eye and tissue donation…