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Kidney transplant patients live longer than those in intensive home hemodialysis - Medical Xpress

Kidney transplant patients live longer than those in intensive home hemodialysis - Medical Xpress | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Analysis of data from a research study performed in Canada has revealed that Kidney transplant patients live longer than those receiving intensive home hemodialysis.

 

A first-ever study from a large Canadian centre has found that kidney

transplant recipients lived longer and had better treatment success regardless of what type of donor kidney that they received. 'Kidney transplant is still the best treatment option says Dr Chris Chan (pictured) who is a nephrologist at the Toronto General Hospital.

 

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With Split Grafts, A Donor's Liver Can Save Two Lives - Medical Daily

With Split Grafts, A Donor's Liver Can Save Two Lives - Medical Daily | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

With Split Grafts, A Donor's Liver Can Save Two Lives
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Split liver transplantation carries no increased risk of failure in either of the two recipients, according to a new study of data from the United States recently published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Deborah Verran's insight:

This is an important option which facilitates liver transplantation in small children

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