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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).
Preserving kidney function in patients with diabetic kidney disease

Preserving kidney function in patients with diabetic kidney disease

Organs from hepatitis C-infected donors benefit many kidney patients

Organs from hepatitis C-infected donors benefit many kidney patients

Study: Survival rates have improved after kidney transplantation during childhood

Study: Survival rates have improved after kidney transplantation during childhood

UC research could help identify organ donors at risk of developing kidney disease

UC research could help identify organ donors at risk of developing kidney disease

Study assesses quality of life among adults in India with mild-to-moderate CKD

Study assesses quality of life among adults in India with mild-to-moderate CKD

Kidney paired donation is a safe, effective way to treat patients with incompatible living donors

Kidney paired donation is a safe, effective way to treat patients with incompatible living donors

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?