Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New hepatitis C drugs mean diseased organs can be used for transplants

Unthinkable until a few years ago, the practice of putting hepatitis C-infected organs into uninfected patients has been embraced by the transplant world as a way to whittle long waiting lists for life-saving kidneys, livers, ...

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Restricting who gets an organ transplant

Almost 95,000 people in the United States are waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant. But thousands of other Americans aren't on the list simply because they are not perceived as having enough support from family and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

VA patients face disparities in kidney transplantation

Military veterans with VA insurance experience low rates of transplantation and high rates of death while on the transplant waiting list, according to a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 October 31-November ...

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