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This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of their world-renowned transplant program. New
People in end-stage kidney failure in need of a kidney transplant are much less likely to be placed on a waiting list for a new kidney or to actually receive a new kidney once on the list if they are unemployed or work part time.
Northwestern Medicine researchers have completed the first step toward animal-human transplants of insulin-producing cells for people with type-1 diabetes by successfully transplanting islets from one species to another.
After receiving an organ transplant, patients must follow a regimented medication routine to maintain the health of their graft (transplanted organ).
African-Americans and individuals without private health insurance are less likely than others to receive a kidney transplant before requiring dialysis.
Nearly 17,000 kidney transplants take place each year in the United States.
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