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2013-01-11 13:19:05

A drug that protects the kidneys of patients with chronic kidney disease does not seem to provide the same benefit to kidney transplant recipients.

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.


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