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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).
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

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