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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.

2012-07-19 12:27:06

For children receiving kidney transplants, a potentially correctable blood condition present in about one in four recipients is associated with a moderately increased risk of the graft's later failure, suggesting that clinicians should weigh whether transplant is advisable when the condition is present.

2012-04-27 12:36:37

A policy instituted in 2005 has reduced racial disparities in kidney transplantation among children.


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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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