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Latest kidney transplant Stories

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.

New Hope For Organ Transplant Recipients
2012-03-08 09:54:52

Organ transplant patients usually spend a lifetime on expensive and often dangerous anti-rejection drugs. But experts have announced that such drugs may not even be needed in the future.

2012-02-17 11:02:20

Being educated about your health and your treatment options is a good thing.

2012-01-27 11:24:48

Rapid discontinuation of the immunosuppressive steroid prednisone after a kidney transplant can help prevent serious side effects.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.