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The Endless Waiting of End Stage Renal Disease

Thousands of people are living on borrowed time awaiting a kidney transplant

End stage renal disease is the medical term for kidney failure, a condition that happens when the kidneys are no longer able to filter excess fluid and waste products from the blood. Untreated kidney failure is uniformly fatal. Other than … Continue reading

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Older Transplant Patients Rely Heavily on Organ Donors Over the Age of 65

When it comes to organ donation, biological and chronological age aren't the same

How old is your liver? Your heart? Your kidneys? Many people believe that they’re all the same age, and that as these organs get older, they become less desirable to patients waiting on transplant lists. However, new studies are finding that … Continue reading

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