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Researchers create tool to calculate risk of ESRD after liver transplant - NephrologyNews.com

Researchers create tool to calculate risk of ESRD after liver transplant - NephrologyNews.com | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it
Researchers create tool to calculate risk of ESRD after liver transplant
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Researchers have created and validated a risk score, called renal risk index, that can predict the risk of end-stage renal disease after liver transplant.
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Take A Kidney Transplant Now Or Wait For A Better One? Johns Hopkins Researchers Create Web-Based ‘Decision’ Tool

Take A Kidney Transplant Now Or Wait For A Better One? Johns Hopkins Researchers Create Web-Based ‘Decision’ Tool | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Johns Hopkins scientists in the United States have created a free, Web-based tool to help patients decide whether it's best to accept an immediately available, but less-than-ideal deceased donor kidney for transplant, or wait for a healthier one in the future.

 

This may help some clinicians and patients with respect to decision making at the time that the offer of a deceased donor kidney becomes available. For more information including of an example of how this may work on practice, click on the banner headline.

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