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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).
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

HIV-infected individuals with kidney failure less likely to receive necessary transplant, study finds

HIV-infected individuals with kidney failure less likely to receive necessary transplant, study finds

Prolonged use of popular heartburn drugs linked to silent, gradual kidney damage

Prolonged use of popular heartburn drugs linked to silent, gradual kidney damage

Language barriers may limit individual's ability to receive kidney transplant, study reveals

Language barriers may limit individual's ability to receive kidney transplant, study reveals

Intravenous contrast media used in CT not linked to increased risk of acute kidney injury

Intravenous contrast media used in CT not linked to increased risk of acute kidney injury

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

Giving polycystic kidney disease the bump

200th live donor kidney transplant offers promise of new life for the New Year

200th live donor kidney transplant offers promise of new life for the New Year

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

DaVita releases recap of 2016 accomplishments

Risks of dementia and Alzheimer's disease develop at high rates in older kidney transplant recipients

Risks of dementia and Alzheimer's disease develop at high rates in older kidney transplant recipients

Report reveals hospitalization, mortality rates for kidney disease patients continue to decrease in the U.S.

Report reveals hospitalization, mortality rates for kidney disease patients continue to decrease in the U.S.

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

Results of high-impact clinical trials could improve kidney-related medical care

New program may help overcome barriers to identifying live kidney donors

New program may help overcome barriers to identifying live kidney donors

C-Path, CDISC and TransCelerate announce availability of TA Standard for Kidney Transplantation

C-Path, CDISC and TransCelerate announce availability of TA Standard for Kidney Transplantation

Science Museum acquires first 3D printed models for new Medicine Galleries

Science Museum acquires first 3D printed models for new Medicine Galleries

Leading kidney charities launch social media campaign to raise awareness of polycystic kidney disease

Leading kidney charities launch social media campaign to raise awareness of polycystic kidney disease

CIRM approves $5.2 million for research on life-long treatment for rare childhood disease

CIRM approves $5.2 million for research on life-long treatment for rare childhood disease

New scoring system may help expand pool of available kidneys in two ways

New scoring system may help expand pool of available kidneys in two ways

Complex instructions, caregiver empathy may play key role in raising post-transplant anxiety

Complex instructions, caregiver empathy may play key role in raising post-transplant anxiety

Cell-free DNA test could help identify liver transplant patients with acute rejection

Cell-free DNA test could help identify liver transplant patients with acute rejection

Smoking reduces lifespans and overall chances of kidney transplantation in dialysis patients

Smoking reduces lifespans and overall chances of kidney transplantation in dialysis patients