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York plea for more organ donors
A YORK woman who has nine hours of dialysis a day has urged people to join the organ donor register - as it emerged there are 45 people currently waiting for life-saving kidney transplants in North Yorkshire.
Charity grant recipient asks, "Where's the money?"
A kidney transplant patient says it was at a star-studded fundraising event that he was awarded a grant to help him with mounting medical bills. But, behind the glitz and glamor are serious questions about how this charity manages its money.
How Much for a Kidney?
Should people in need of a kidney transplant be allowed to pay someone to donate one of theirs?
Kidney transplant patients may have new way to fight off rejection
A kidney transplant that lasts for life. It’s the ultimate goal. But the drugs that keep a donor organ going also pose the greatest threat. Now a new approach to fighting off rejection – but is it safe? One woman says she’s willing to take a chance to find out. It looks like a scene […]
Schoolgirl Kaitlin got a kidney transplant just weeks after her heartbreaking plea
A GRAVELY ill schoolgirl who wrote to Santa begging for a new kidney to save her life has had her dream come true. Kaitlin with her mum Ann-Marie. Pictures: Mark Gibson
Gender Disparities Uncovered in Desire to Receive Living Donor Kidney Transplants
* In 2 predominantly black dialysis clinics, women were less likely to want to undergo living donor kidney transplantation compared with men, despite being more likely than men to receive unsolicited offers for kidney transplants from family and friends. * Women were also less likely to have been evaluated for a kidney transplant.
World organ donation day: Reduce costs to make the process easier
The challenge to get an organ transplant done doesn't end with finding a suitable liver or kidney from a living donor or cadaver.
Pioneers of kidney transplant operations reunited
A TRANSPLANT patient who became one of the first children to receive a new kidney has had a poignant reunion with the surgeon who carried out the pioneering procedure nearly 40 years ago.
Cleveland Clinic Florida Performs More Than 40 Liver and Kidney Transplants in Its First Year, Launches Heart ...
After receiving UNOS approval to perform adult liver and kidney transplants in 2013, Cleveland Clinic Florida completed more than 40 adult liver and kidney transplants in the inaugural year of its transplant program.
Quark Pharmaceuticals Reports Favorable Results From Phase II Clinical Trial Evaluating Investigational siRNA QPI-1002
Data on siRNA for the Prophylaxis of Delayed Graft Function in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant Patients Presented at World Transplant Congress