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Study reveals new warning signs that may predict kidney transplant failure


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kidney transplants that show a combination of fibrosis (scarring) and inflammation after one year are at higher risk of long-term transplant failure.The ... Read more...

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Kidney donation does not increase risk of death


March 15th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) An analysis of outcomes for live kidney donors in the US over a 15-year period has found they have similar long-term survival rates compared to healthy individuals who ... Read more...

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Brit woman gets ‘incompatible’ kidney in ground-breaking transplant


February 5th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Maxine Bath has had a life-saving kidney transplant after having her blood plasma frozen and filtered to make sure the organ was not rejected by her body.Bath, ... Read more...

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Son’s kidney saves Adrian Mole author


December 28th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Best-selling British author Sue Townsend has undergone a life-saving kidney transplant with the organ donated by her son. The 63-year-old creator of a series of fictional diaries of Adrian ... Read more...

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Night home hemodialysis as good in treating kidney failure as transplant


August 21st, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A Canadian study has for the first time shown that night home hemodialysis is as good in treating kidney failure as transplants from deceased donors.Published in Nephrology ... Read more...

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First 16-patient, multicenter ‘domino donor’ kidney transplant successfully completed


July 8th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Johns Hopkins experts have successfully completed the first 16-patient, multicenter "domino donor" kidney transplant.Surgical teams at The Johns Hopkins Hospital carried out the eight-way, multihospital, domino kidney ... Read more...

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Natalie Cole’s fan offers kidney


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday, Natalia Cole, 59, the singer told Larry King that she was diagnosed with kidney failure, and she was still on his CNN show, dozens of viewers wrote in offering to ... Read more...

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Shorter wait spells longer life for kidney transplant patients


February 22nd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Shorter the waiting time at the hospital, the longer the patients are likely to live after a kidney transplant, according to the latest research. The University of Florida (UF) ... Read more...

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Surgeons pull out healthy kidney through donor’s vagina


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Surgeons at Johns Hopkins have successfully pulled out a healthy kidney through a small incision at the back of the donor's vagina, in a historic first ever operation."The ... Read more...

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US surgeons perform minimally invasive kidney removal via vagina for transplantation


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 3 (ANI): American doctors at Johns Hopkins have for the first time removed a healthy kidney from a donor through a minimally invasive method, which involved a small incision ... Read more...

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Special storage machine can keep donors organs fresher


January 1st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Scientists claim that a special storage machine could work better than ice for keeping donor kidneys fresh for transplantation.The European trial involving 366 pairs of kidneys found ... Read more...

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Gender plays key role in kidney transplant success


July 10th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A new study from University of Basel and University of Heidelberg has revealed that gender plays a key role in the success of kidney transplants.Women are ... Read more...

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Hindu, Muslim families exchange kidneys in Kolkata


February 12th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 12 (ANI): Two families, one a Hindu and the other Muslim, have set a unique example of communal harmony for all. Kalpana Bhanja, a Hindu, and Saira, a Muslim, swapped their ... Read more...

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