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A kidney transplant is an operation where a healthy kidney from one person (the donor) is transferred to a person who has little or no kidney function (the recipient).
UD researchers combat chronic kidney disease with exercise

UD researchers combat chronic kidney disease with exercise

Elevated levels of suPAR protein combine with genetic mutation to trigger CKD in black people

Elevated levels of suPAR protein combine with genetic mutation to trigger CKD in black people

New calculator could provide useful information to kidney transplant candidates

New calculator could provide useful information to kidney transplant candidates

Kidney graft success depends on age, sex of donor and recipient, study reveals

Kidney graft success depends on age, sex of donor and recipient, study reveals

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates

Diabetic donor kidneys could save lives of patients on transplant waitlist

Diabetic donor kidneys could save lives of patients on transplant waitlist

Cancer screening for transplant patients do not meet existing guidelines, new study finds

Cancer screening for transplant patients do not meet existing guidelines, new study finds

New treatment offers hope for kidney failure and transplant patients with rare disorder

New treatment offers hope for kidney failure and transplant patients with rare disorder

Scientists reveal unexpected route to slow progression of diabetic kidney disease

Scientists reveal unexpected route to slow progression of diabetic kidney disease

Testing for molecular markers in urine could reveal early signs of kidney transplant failure

Testing for molecular markers in urine could reveal early signs of kidney transplant failure

Global Kidney Health Atlas highlights huge gaps in CKD care and prevention

Global Kidney Health Atlas highlights huge gaps in CKD care and prevention

Fitness and wellness coaching before surgery could reduce patient's hospital stay, study finds

Fitness and wellness coaching before surgery could reduce patient's hospital stay, study finds

Kidney transplant success may rely on donor's weight and sex, study shows

Kidney transplant success may rely on donor's weight and sex, study shows

White blood cells play key role in bringing harmful virus under control after kidney transplant

White blood cells play key role in bringing harmful virus under control after kidney transplant

Researchers study risk of thrombosis and bleeding in urological surgery

Researchers study risk of thrombosis and bleeding in urological surgery

New analysis reveals high rate of colon cancer screening among dialysis patients

New analysis reveals high rate of colon cancer screening among dialysis patients

Penn scientists discover method that appears to provide early warning of transplant rejection

Penn scientists discover method that appears to provide early warning of transplant rejection

Expert hopes to dispel myths behind becoming living kidney donor

Expert hopes to dispel myths behind becoming living kidney donor

New combination antibiotic therapy overcomes pernicious infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria

New combination antibiotic therapy overcomes pernicious infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria

Young children experience better long-term kidney transplant success than adults, study finds

Young children experience better long-term kidney transplant success than adults, study finds