Northwest Kidney Kids

  Northwest Kidney Kids We are highlighting transplant camps for the month of June. For the second week of June we are highlighting Northwest Kidney Kids in Turner, Oregon. Northwest Kidney Kids offers two Camps Programs – Family Camp and Youth Camp. Both are held at the Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center in Turner, Oregon Read more about Northwest Kidney Kids[…]

Kidney graft success – does age and sex matter? – Medical News Today

Published: Monday 12 June 2017 New study hints at the role of estrogen in graft success and suggests that patients could benefit from personalized immunosuppression strategies. The success of kidney transplant is dependent on the age and sex of both the donor and the recipient, according to research published n the Journal of the American Read more about Kidney graft success – does age and sex matter? – Medical News Today[…]

New calculator can estimate success of kidney transplant outcome – Deccan Chronicle

This was originally published on this siteWashington D.C.: The US researchers have developed a calculator, which can estimate the functioning of a kidney after transplantation. The study says, that the calculator estimates the likelihood that a given patient who receives a kidney transplant from a particular living donor would have a functioning kidney 5 and Read more about New calculator can estimate success of kidney transplant outcome – Deccan Chronicle[…]

Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates – News-Medical.net

This was originally published on this site May 27, 2017 A new study indicates that receiving donor kidneys from individuals with diabetes may offer a greater survival benefit than remaining on the waitlist for many transplant candidates. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Read more about Diabetic donor kidneys may offer greater survival benefit to transplant candidates – News-Medical.net[…]

WFBMC researchers say intellectual disability should not prevent kidney transplants in children – myfox8.com

This was originally published on this site myfox8.com WFBMC researchers say intellectual disability should not prevent kidney transplants in children myfox8.com Transplants for people with intellectual disabilities are a controversial issue. Many centers exclude such patients from consideration for transplants for a variety of reasons, including a decreased life expectancy, a belief that patients with Read more about WFBMC researchers say intellectual disability should not prevent kidney transplants in children – myfox8.com[…]

Duffield first grader receiving transplant from father, support from community – WCYB

This was originally published on this site WATCH: Duffield first grader… In a class full of first graders, Caden Gilbert is hard at work. However, the kind-hearted 7-year-old has a lot more to focus on than spelling tests and books. On June 8th, Caden will have a kidney transplant. His dad is the donor. “I Read more about Duffield first grader receiving transplant from father, support from community – WCYB[…]

Health Matters: Dialysis vs Kidney Transplant – NBC2 News

This was originally published on this site Last year more than 33,000 patients received transplants. Many of those were kidney transplants. Before getting a kidney transplant, many patients live on dialysis for years. Dr. Gautham Mogilishetty, a kidney transplant surgeon with Lee Health, says dialysis can prolong life expectancy. “Dialysis is an artificial means of Read more about Health Matters: Dialysis vs Kidney Transplant – NBC2 News[…]