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This is the operating room that was used during a botched kidney transplant operation where the donor kidney was mistakenly discarded.

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Sara King, lead nurse, general surgery, at the University of Toledo Medical Center, shows a new container with clear labeling as she explains how a slush machine is used during kidney transplant operations,

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A lid for a donor kidney used during a kidney transplant.

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Larry Burns, vice president for external affairs at the University of Toledo, talks about the university in the wake of the botched kidney transplant at the UT Medical Center.

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Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, president of the University of Toledo, talks about the kidney transplant program at the UT Medical Center.

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Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, president of the University of Toledo.

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Ed Hall, administrator of surgical services at the University of Toledo Medical Center, explains operating room procedure for kidney transplants.

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University of Toledo Medical Center personnel explain operating procedure for kidney transplants. The group is standing at the operating table, the slush machine is at back left.

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Sara King, lead nurse, general surgery, and Ed Hall administrator of surgical services at the University of Toledo Medical Center, explain how a slush machine is used during kidney transplant operations. Hall is demonstrating a motion sensor, mounted on the pole, that will now be used to detect when someone is near the slush machine.

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The container and cover that will now will be used during kidney transplant operations, is pictured sitting inside the slush machine in the operating room.

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Sara King, lead nurse, general surgery, and Ed Hall administrator of surgical services at the University of Toledo Medical Center, demonstrate how the bag is removed from a slush machine during kidney transplant operations.

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A slush machine.

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Dr. Andrew Casabianca, medical director of the operating room at the University of Toledo Medical Center talks about operating room procedures during kidney transplant operations.

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A slush machine used during a kidney transplant is pictured.

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