News tagged with living donors

Study examines health of kidney donors

The short-term risks associated with kidney donation are relatively modest, but because many donors have additional medical conditions, it is important to evaluate their ongoing health. That's the conclusion of a study appearing ...

Sep 26, 2013
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Living donors fare well following liver transplantation

Researchers in Japan report that health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for donors following living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) was better than the general Japanese population (the norm). This study—one of the largest ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Making sure kidney donors fare as well as promised

(AP) -- More and more people are donating one of their kidneys to a loved one, a friend, even a stranger, and now a move is on to make sure those donors really fare as well as they're promised.

Nov 28, 2011
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