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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 ...