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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).
Structural features of donated kidneys may influence their longevity in recipients

Structural features of donated kidneys may influence their longevity in recipients

Study casts doubt on the reliability of donated kidney assessment for transplant

Study casts doubt on the reliability of donated kidney assessment for transplant

InDepth Pharmaceuticals to commercialize novel technique to predict kidney transplant success

InDepth Pharmaceuticals to commercialize novel technique to predict kidney transplant success

Scientists identify 'modifier gene' that determines severity of inherited kidney disease

Scientists identify 'modifier gene' that determines severity of inherited kidney disease

House Energy and Commerce Committee scheduled to hold hearing on immunosuppressive drug coverage

House Energy and Commerce Committee scheduled to hold hearing on immunosuppressive drug coverage

Study: Hundreds of discarded kidneys can be transplanted safely and effectively

Study: Hundreds of discarded kidneys can be transplanted safely and effectively

Mediterranean diet may help protect transplant recipients' kidney health

Mediterranean diet may help protect transplant recipients' kidney health

Triple transplant patients encourage people to register as organ and tissue donors

Triple transplant patients encourage people to register as organ and tissue donors

Routine cardiac stress test turns into lifesaving gift

Routine cardiac stress test turns into lifesaving gift

New dialysis approach provides high levels of satisfaction for kidney patients

New dialysis approach provides high levels of satisfaction for kidney patients

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease

Extending Medicare coverage of transplant drugs would benefit patients, reduce healthcare costs

Extending Medicare coverage of transplant drugs would benefit patients, reduce healthcare costs

National effort to develop implantable bio-artificial kidney achieves key milestone

National effort to develop implantable bio-artificial kidney achieves key milestone

Can Probiotics Support Healthy Kidney Function?

Can Probiotics Support Healthy Kidney Function?

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

Large gap between norms and actual quality of primary care in Canadian kidney patients

New study finds gaps in treatment for patients with chronic kidney disease

New study finds gaps in treatment for patients with chronic kidney disease

Acquisitions by large, for-profit dialysis chains hurt patient health

Acquisitions by large, for-profit dialysis chains hurt patient health

Findings may help improve policies related to organ acceptance, boost transplantation rates

Findings may help improve policies related to organ acceptance, boost transplantation rates

New analysis shows disparities persist in preemptive kidney transplantation

New analysis shows disparities persist in preemptive kidney transplantation

Promising new drug being developed for polycystic kidney disease

Promising new drug being developed for polycystic kidney disease