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Once Again, Ship Kidneys Not Donors

During a 44 month period in Australia, 84 kidneys were transported for transplantation at a different center (16 were transplanted at the same center). ” A spontaneous fall in serum creatinine by at least 10% within 24 h was observed in 85% of recipients, with no difference between nonshipped and shipped kidneys. There was no …

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How Kidney Paired Donation Affects ALL Living Kidney Donors

If you haven’t already, you’ll want to see my prior post wherein I set the stage for why transplants aren’t necessarily cheaper than dialysis. (and PS I failed to mention the growing number of older folks being diagnosed with end-stage renal disease who are choosing not to have any treatment at all.) Dissecting that explanation matters …

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The Complexities of a Solicited Living Donor

According to various news reports, Dolly Carew posted a profile on a donor-solicitation website. (I’m not naming such website because I think what they do is unethical and I’m not giving them more press. Yes, they charge a fee to the would-be recipients for posting a profile, but that’s not the only reason I find …

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