Surgery

Long-term benefits to the liver-kidney transplant

A new study from physicians at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, found there may be long-term benefits to simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation versus kidney transplantation alone. The study, "Decreased Chronic Cellular and Antibody-Mediated ...

Other

Racial disparities in kidney transplant outcomes are narrowing

A new study reveals significantly reduced disparities in health outcomes among black and white kidney transplant recipients over the past 2 decades. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kidney fibrosis in older transplants links to failure

Clinically, kidney fibrosis can be used to assess stage, progression, and prognosis for both kidney transplants and kidney disease. There is debate as to whether kidney fibrosis is a maladaptive, injury-triggered process ...

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