Kidney transplant funds to rise 50% – Royal Gazette

This was originally published on this site Lisa Simpson Published May 9, 2017 at 8:00 am (Updated May 9, 2017 at 7:01 am) Welcoming move: Bill Carter RN, Irena Ashton RN, Marianne Herbert RN Island favours deceased donors Bermuda has reverted to receiving mainly deceased donor organs for kidney transplant patients despite a rise in Read more about Kidney transplant funds to rise 50% – Royal Gazette[…]

Ask the Expert: What is a kidney transplant chain? – The Daily Progress

This was originally published on this site Q. What is a kidney transplant chain? How do they benefit people in need of a transplant? A. Transplantation by a live kidney donor offers several advantages to the potential transplant recipient, including better life expectancy, less time on dialysis and better kidney quality. A substantial number of Read more about Ask the Expert: What is a kidney transplant chain? – The Daily Progress[…]

Testing urine for particular proteins could be key to preventing kidney transplant failure – Science Daily

This was originally published on this siteTesting for molecular markers in the urine of kidney transplant patients could reveal whether the transplant is failing and why, according to research presented at the 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). Transplants are life-saving treatments for patients with end-stage kidney disease but around 25% Read more about Testing urine for particular proteins could be key to preventing kidney transplant failure – Science Daily[…]

Kidney patients may be eligible for transplant – Bismarck Tribune

This was originally published on this site People unable to live without dialysis or a new kidney are candidates for transplant. These patients — who are in end-stage kidney disease — may receive a kidney from a living or deceased donor. In the United States, the most common causes of end-stage kidney are diabetes and Read more about Kidney patients may be eligible for transplant – Bismarck Tribune[…]

Father, daughter celebrate 50th anniversary of kidney transplant – 6abc.com

This was originally published on this site A father and daughter are celebrating a milestone, a kidney transplant 50 years ago that changed the course of medicine.Ted Lombard gave his then-13-year-old daughter Denice a kidney to save her life. Denice and twin sister Diane were born with a genetic defect which causes kidney failure.After Diane Read more about Father, daughter celebrate 50th anniversary of kidney transplant – 6abc.com[…]

Donor-recipient weight and sex mismatch may contribute to kidney transplant failure – EurekAlert (press release)

This was originally published on this site Highlights Among deceased donor kidney transplant recipients, those who were >30 kg (66 pounds) heavier than the donor had a 28% higher risk of transplant failure compared with equally weighted donors and recipients. If the kidney was from a smaller donor of the opposite sex, the relative risk Read more about Donor-recipient weight and sex mismatch may contribute to kidney transplant failure – EurekAlert (press release)[…]

100 percent success rate for baby kidney transplants at U of M – KMSP-TV

This was originally published on this site 100 percent success rate for baby kidney transplants at U of M MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – Three-year-old London Hall has no problems keeping up with her brothers now, but as an infant it quickly became clear her twin brother was reaching milestones she wasn’t. “[She was] three months old Read more about 100 percent success rate for baby kidney transplants at U of M – KMSP-TV[…]