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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).
NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

Initiating dialysis at higher level of kidney function linked to lower patient survival

Initiating dialysis at higher level of kidney function linked to lower patient survival

Obese patients with Type 1 diabetes could safely receive robotic pancreas transplant

Obese patients with Type 1 diabetes could safely receive robotic pancreas transplant

Using Obamacare authority, Trump aims to shift dialysis care to patients’ homes

Using Obamacare authority, Trump aims to shift dialysis care to patients’ homes

Researchers find a potential modulator in revascularization of pancreatic islets

Researchers find a potential modulator in revascularization of pancreatic islets

Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease

Scientists develop new class of drugs to treat hereditary kidney disease

VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

VITALE study: High-dose vitamin D effective in lowering fracture rates after kidney transplantation

One-fifth of U.S. surgeons still 'overusing' riskier method to create kidney dialysis access, study finds

One-fifth of U.S. surgeons still 'overusing' riskier method to create kidney dialysis access, study finds

New immunosuppressive regimens may improve outcomes for kidney transplant patients

New immunosuppressive regimens may improve outcomes for kidney transplant patients

Brigham team presents five-year follow-up results for face transplant patients

Brigham team presents five-year follow-up results for face transplant patients

Viral study reveals new way to prevent kidney damage following organ transplant

Viral study reveals new way to prevent kidney damage following organ transplant

An 84-year-old man saves neighbor's life, becomes oldest living kidney donor in the U.S.

An 84-year-old man saves neighbor's life, becomes oldest living kidney donor in the U.S.

Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in its new drug to treat heart disease and DMD

Johns Hopkins surgeons perform first-ever living donor HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant

Johns Hopkins surgeons perform first-ever living donor HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant

World’s first HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant with living donor succeeds

World’s first HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant with living donor succeeds

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Antiviral treatment improves survival for kidney transplant recipients infected with HBV or HCV

Loss of Medicare coverage associated with kidney transplant outcomes

Loss of Medicare coverage associated with kidney transplant outcomes

Scientists successfully create kidney organoids from urine cells

Scientists successfully create kidney organoids from urine cells