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Receiving the Call

Unless your transplant is scheduled, when a donor organ becomes available, you will receive a phone call. This can occur at any time. When you get the phone call, you should proceed to the designated location to prepare for surgery.

It is important to know that false alarms do occur. Due to time constraints, an organ may not be fully evaluated before you come to the hospital. When all the information is available, your surgeons will know whether or not it is the right organ for you. While false alarms can be frustrating for transplant patients and their families, it helps to ensure that the best organ is found.

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