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  • LAWRENCE: Kidney transplant donor, recipient mark 10th year
    Bt Lea Kahn, Staff Writer About 3,600 beautiful sunsets. The chance to go to France with her father, a World War II veteran, for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. And 10 birthdays apiece — for herself, her husband and her daughter.
  • Predictor of Tissue Injury in Kidney Transplant Recipients Possibly Found
    Researchers at UCSF and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure.
  • Predictor of tissue injury in kidney transplant recipients found
    Researchers at UC San Francisco and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure, a discovery that eventually could allow for customized therapies and improved patient selection for transplant.
  • Transplant boy wins £4.8m damages
    A 10-year-old boy who had to have a kidney transplant after negligent treatment at a private hospital has been awarded £4.8 million damages.
  • Erlanger kidney transplant program celebrates 25 years
    It was 25 years ago this week, the Channel-3 Eyewitness team proudly reported live from Erlanger on the occasion of the hospital's first kidney transplant.  A quarter of a century has passed, with hundreds of life-saving surgeries.  Channel-3 eyewitness news spoke with the local doctor who performed the first surgery. 
  • Former City Councilman Lew Fidler using social media to find kidney donor
    Former City Councilman Lew Fidler needs a lifesaving kidney transplant — and he’s turned to social media to help find a donor.
  • Common Viral Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients Increases Risk of Developing Donor-Specific Antibodies
    * Among kidney transplant recipients, persistent infection with BK virus does not have a negative immediate-term impact on patient or kidney survival, but infected patients are more likely to develop antibodies against their kidney transplants. * Such donor-specific antibodies are known to be detrimental to the survival of transplanted organs.
  • Kidney transplant vs dialysis
    Nobody is doing fine on dialysis to the point where a transplant wouldn’t be better for them.
  • Kidney patients know little about transplant benefits
    By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study, the vast majority of kidney failure patients told researchers they saw no need for a kidney transplant because they were doing fine on dialysis – but the researchers say these patients might not realize how much a transplant could help them. “Nobody is doing fine on dialysis to the point where a transplant wouldn’t be better for them ...
  • Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler
    Off the field, brothers Ma'ake (May-ah-kay) Kemoeatu (Kee-mo-ee-ah-tu), an ex-Baltimore Raven, and Chris Kemoeatu, an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler, are closer than close. When Chris' pro football career was cut short because he needed a kidney transplant, his older brother, whose organ was good match, quit the Ravens and donated his kidney to his 31-year-old brother. University of Maryland Medical ...

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