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2012-11-16 11:42:59

Nearly 17,000 kidney transplants take place each year in the United States.

2012-10-16 15:03:44

Three in 10 patients receiving a kidney transplant require readmission to the hospital within 30 days of discharge following surgery.

2012-09-19 15:55:59

The largest U.S. multicenter study of living kidney transplant donor chains showed that 46 percent of recipients are minorities, a finding that allays previous fears that these groups would be disadvantaged by expansion of the donor pool through this type of exchange process.

2012-07-27 10:53:54

A kidney transplant is the best treatment for kidney failure, which afflicts 2 million people worldwide.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.