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Robotic Kidney Transplantation Safe, Feasible - Renal and Urology News



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Robotic Kidney Transplantation Safe, Feasible 
Renal and Urology News
Robot-assisted kidney transplantation (RAKT) is associated with low complication rates, rapid recovery, and excellent graft function when performed by surgeons with robotic and kidney transplantation experience, according to a European study. In what ...

 


Gap in living kidney transplants between white and minority recipients has widened instead of narrowed - ModernHealthcare.com



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Gap in living kidney transplants between white and minority recipients has widened instead of narrowed 
ModernHealthcare.com
Black and Hispanic kidney transplant patients are less likely than white patients to receive a kidney from a live donor despite concerted efforts over the past two decades to increase organ transplant donation. The incidence rate among white patients ...
Study finds persistent racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation News-Medical.net
Racial, ethnic disparities continue among live donor kidney transplant recipients Healio

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Fewer black, Hispanic patients get kidney transplants from live donors - Reuters



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Fewer black, Hispanic patients get kidney transplants from live donors 
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Black and Hispanic patients who need kidney transplants are less likely than white people to receive organs from live donors and this disparity has worsened over time, a U.S. study suggests. After two years of waiting for a kidney ...
Racial/ethnic disparities up for live donor kidney transplant Medical Xpress

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TxCell Gets Ready to Test CAR-Treg Cells to Avoid Transplant ... - Labiotech.eu (blog)



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TxCell Gets Ready to Test CAR-Treg Cells to Avoid Transplant ... 
Labiotech.eu (blog)
TxCell has received a ?1.2 loan from Bpifrance to complete preclinical trials with its CAR-Treg technology for transplant rejection and start human testing. French biotech TxCell is finalizing the preparations to take its first cell therapy to clinical ...

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Gazan teenager saved by kidney transplant in Israel - ISRAEL21c



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Gazan teenager saved by kidney transplant in Israel 
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The successful surgery was performed in early November by Dr. Aaron Hoffman, director of the Department of Vascular Surgery and Transplantation, along with Dr. Ahmad Asaliyah, Dr. Ran Steinberg, Dr. Israel Eisenstein and Dr. Shirley Pollack. ?About one ...

 


Racial-Ethnic Gap in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Widens ... - Renal and Urology News



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Racial-Ethnic Gap in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Widens ... 
Renal and Urology News
New findings suggest that national strategies have failed to correct racial/ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation.

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Windsor woman upset, claims she was taken off kidney transplant ... - CBC.ca



Windsor woman upset, claims she was taken off kidney transplant ... 
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An ill Windsor, Ont., woman claims she was taken off of the kidney transplant list without her or her doctor's knowledge.

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Scott & White Medical Center-Temple's abdominal transplant program sets record - Temple Daily Telegram



Scott & White Medical Center-Temple's abdominal transplant program sets record 
Temple Daily Telegram
The team also works with potential recipients to improve their candidacy through its training for transplant program. In 2017, Scott & White Medical Center?Temple transplant patients waited an average of 116 days before transplantation, a decrease from ...

 


Racial Disparities Worsen for Live Donor Kidney Transplants - MedPage Today



Racial Disparities Worsen for Live Donor Kidney Transplants 
MedPage Today
Racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplants have increased during the past two decades, suggesting that strategies to reduce these disparities haven't worked, investigators said. From 1995 to 2014, live donor transplants among first ...

 


Long-term outcome of one-step kidney transplantation and bladder augmentation procedure in pediatric patients. - UroToday



Long-term outcome of one-step kidney transplantation and bladder augmentation procedure in pediatric patients. 
UroToday
Guidelines for bladder augmentation (BA) in kidney transplant (KT) recipients are not well-defined. In our center, simultaneous BA with KT (BA-KT) is performed. We assessed transplantation outcomes of this unique extensive procedure. A case-control ...