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Correcting anemia, a red blood cell deficiency, can preserve kidney function in many kidney transplant recipients.
With three people on the kidney transplant list dying in the UK every day, should doctors encourage their patients to put themselves at risk for the benefit of others?
Among children with kidney disease, certain races are less likely to get kidney transplants and are more likely to die than other races.
Two-time kidney transplant recipient Mary Wu, an advocate for kidney disease research and organ donation, will represent UKRO as a rider on the Donate Life float. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 UKRO, a Los Angelesâ€“based nonprofit charity supporting kidney disease research has announced that two-time kidney transplant recipient Mary H.
A national transplant policy change designed to give African-American patients greater access to donor kidneys has sliced in half the racial disparities that have long characterized the allocation of lifesaving organs, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
For the thousands of patients who receive kidney transplants in the United States each year, preventing organ rejection without compromising other aspects of health requires a delicate balance of medications.
Hard-to-match kidney transplant candidates who receive a treatment designed to make their bodies more accepting of incompatible organs are twice as likely to survive eight years after transplant surgery as those who stay on dialysis for years awaiting compatible organs.