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Study shows many unaware that racial disparities exist on kidney transplant waitlists

Racial disparity in waitlisting prevents many Americans from getting the kidney transplants they need. Healthcare providers at dialysis facilities play an important role in kidney transplant waitlisting, but very little is...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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An estimated 17,000 Americans are on the waiting list for a liver transplant, and there’s a strong chance that many of them have alcohol-associated liver disease. ALD now edges out hepatitis C as the No. 1 reason for liver transplants...

source: New Hampshire Union Leader

Among deceased organ donors, there has been an increase in the proportion at increased risk for transmitting hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, and HIV to recipients, according to research published in the Jan. 25 issue of the U.S. Centers...

source: Renal & Urology News

Frail kidney transplant recipients experience cognitive improvement soon after transplant surgery, but their cognitive performance slips over the next few years. In a study of 665 KT recipients (mean age 52 years), 15 percent were frail...

source: Renal & Urology News


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