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Graft survival similar for kidneys from octogenarians

(HealthDay)—Graft survival is similar for recipients of kidneys from >80-year-old donors and donors aged ≤60 years, according to a study published online Aug. 9 in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Surgery

Kidney graft success—does age and sex matter?

The success of kidney transplant is dependent on the age and sex of both the donor and the recipient, according to research published today in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. The study, which was a collaboration ...

Surgery

Kidney transplant success rates improve in children and infants

The success of kidney transplants has vastly improved for children over the past half-century, with young children now experiencing better long-term transplant success than adults, according to study results from a large ...

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First-degree relative grafts don't up liver disease recurrence

(HealthDay)—In liver transplantation (LT), patients who receive living donor grafts from first-degree relatives due to autoimmune liver diseases are not prone to increased disease recurrence, compared to those who receive ...

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