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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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Despite the favorable effects of kidney transplantation on cardiac function and structure, de novo heart failure develops in approximately 18 percent of kidney transplant recipients within three years. Now new research shows...

source: Renal & Urology News

After kidney transplantation, natural killer cells of the recipient become active because they miss "self" proteins on donor cells. These cells contribute to organ rejection, in addition to traditional modes of rejection involving T...

source: American Society of Nephrology via ScienceDaily

Transplant physicians have worried for months that their patients might not be getting the protection they need from COVID-19 vaccines. Studies have already shown that many organ recipients don’t produce coronavirus-fighting...

source: Science Magazine

Kidney transplant recipients who didn't mount an antibody response to two COVID-19 vaccine doses might benefit from a third jab, a new study suggests. In kidney transplant patients with no response following their second dose of the...

source: Medpage Today

Solid organ transplantation in cancer survivors is associated with reduced overall survival but not cancer-specific survival, according to results of a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention. It...

source: Cancer Therapy Advisor


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