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Robotic Kidney Transplantation Safe, Feasible - Renal and Urology News



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Robotic Kidney Transplantation Safe, Feasible 
Renal and Urology News
Robot-assisted kidney transplantation (RAKT) is associated with low complication rates, rapid recovery, and excellent graft function when performed by surgeons with robotic and kidney transplantation experience, according to a European study. In what ...

 


Fewer black, Hispanic patients get kidney transplants from live donors - Reuters



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Fewer black, Hispanic patients get kidney transplants from live donors 
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(Reuters Health) - - Black and Hispanic patients who need kidney transplants are less likely than white people to receive organs from live donors and this disparity has worsened over time, a U.S. study suggests. After two years of waiting for a kidney ...
Racial/ethnic disparities up for live donor kidney transplant Medical Xpress

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Scott & White Medical Center Kidney Pancreas Transplant Program Sets Record - Newswise (press release)



Scott & White Medical Center Kidney Pancreas Transplant Program Sets Record 
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Scott & White Medical Center ? Temple kidney transplantation program performed a record 153 abdominal organ transplants in one year, surpassing last year's previous record of 87. Since its inception on Jan. 18, 1997, the program has performed more than ...
Organ Transplantation Market Estimation and Trend by Kidney, Liver, Heart Types, Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Digital Journal

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Windsor woman upset, claims she was taken off kidney transplant list without her knowledge - CBC.ca



Windsor woman upset, claims she was taken off kidney transplant list without her knowledge 
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An ill Windsor, Ont., woman claims she was taken off of the kidney transplant list without her or her doctor's knowledge, and only found out after her family was discussing whether she would be the one to receive her late brother's donated kidney ...

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Gap in living kidney transplants between white and minority recipients has widened instead of narrowed - ModernHealthcare.com



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Gap in living kidney transplants between white and minority recipients has widened instead of narrowed 
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Black and Hispanic kidney transplant patients are less likely than white patients to receive a kidney from a live donor despite concerted efforts over the past two decades to increase organ transplant donation. The incidence rate among white patients ...
Study finds persistent racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation News-Medical.net
Racial, ethnic disparities continue among live donor kidney transplant recipients Healio

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Racial-Ethnic Gap in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Widens - Renal and Urology News



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Racial-Ethnic Gap in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Widens 
Renal and Urology News
Of 453,162 first-time adult candidates (mean age 50.9 years; 39% women) on the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR), receipt of a kidney from a living donor within 2 years on the waiting list increased from 7.0% to 11.4% among white ...

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Gazan teenager saved by kidney transplant in Israel - ISRAEL21c



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Gazan teenager saved by kidney transplant in Israel 
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The successful surgery was performed in early November by Dr. Aaron Hoffman, director of the Department of Vascular Surgery and Transplantation, along with Dr. Ahmad Asaliyah, Dr. Ran Steinberg, Dr. Israel Eisenstein and Dr. Shirley Pollack. ?About one ...

 


Kidney transplant prolongs life of patients on long-term dialysis ... - Business Recorder



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Kidney transplant prolongs life of patients on long-term dialysis ... 
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ISLAMABAD: According to a recent study, a kidney transplant prolongs the lives of not only those patients, who have recently initiated dialysis, but also those.

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Racial Disparities Worsen for Live Donor Kidney Transplants - MedPage Today



Racial Disparities Worsen for Live Donor Kidney Transplants 
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Racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplants have increased during the past two decades, suggesting that strategies to reduce these disparities haven't worked, investigators said. From 1995 to 2014, live donor transplants among first ...

 


Online resources about kidney transplant too complex for most patients - Reuters



Online resources about kidney transplant too complex for most patients 
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Online health education materials about transplant options are far too complex for chronic kidney disease patients to make sense of, U.S. researchers say, and that may prevent this group from deciding on the best treatment ...

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