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Delhi govt suspends Apollo Hospital's kidney transplantation licence till Jan 5 - Hindustan Times



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Delhi govt suspends Apollo Hospital's kidney transplantation licence till Jan 5 
Hindustan Times
The Delhi government has ordered the suspension of Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals' licence for kidney transplants till January 5 after police busted a kidney racket involving secretarial staff of doctors working at the hospital last year. During the ...

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SF police officer's kidney donation leads to life-saving chain of events - SFGate



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SF police officer's kidney donation leads to life-saving chain of events 
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The average wait time for a deceased donor donation in Northern California is seven to ten years, said Chris Freise, surgical director of kidney transplantation at UCSF. ?Besides great outcomes for living donor transplants, one of the really big ...

 


Small changes to organ procurement system could lead to more life-saving transplants - Medical Xpress



Small changes to organ procurement system could lead to more life-saving transplants 
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Slight changes to the system for allocating deceased-donor kidneys could result in higher rates of organ procurement and lead to more kidney transplants across the country, according to new research co-authored by an Indiana University Kelley School of ...

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Toddler's family, hospital to meet over denied kidney transplant - CNN



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Toddler's family, hospital to meet over denied kidney transplant 
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(CNN) Emory Healthcare in Atlanta is moving toward a resolution with a family whose child is in need of a kidney transplant. The hospital drew the ire of activists when it delayed the operation after the father, the organ donor, was arrested several ...
24-hour vigil held for little boy in need of transplant Fox 32 Chicago

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Queens kidney transplant survivor 'thrilled' to star in book written by her mother - New York Daily News



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Queens kidney transplant survivor 'thrilled' to star in book written by her mother 
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Little Kinsey Saleh's life-and-death battle with kidney failure came with a storybook ending ? and now, with a storybook all her own. The Queens kid, still thriving more than three years after her organ transplant, takes the starring role in ?Kinsey's ...

 


Kidney transplantation may prolong the survival of patients on long-term dialysis - EurekAlert (press release)



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Kidney transplantation may prolong the survival of patients on long-term dialysis 
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Washington, DC (October 26, 2017) -- A new study finds that kidney transplantation prolongs the lives of not only patients who have recently initiated dialysis, but also those who have been undergoing dialysis for more than a decade. The findings ...
Indy teen finally gets placed on national kidney transplant list after 13 years of dialysis Fox 59

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Toddler who was denied dad's kidney is hospitalized - USA TODAY



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Toddler who was denied dad's kidney is hospitalized 
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PHOENIX ? A young Atlanta boy who was denied a kidney transplant after his father violated parole was rushed to the emergency room Sunday with an abdominal infection. A.J. Burgess, 2, was born without kidneys. He has been waiting to have a transplant ...
Vigil planned outside hospital for boy denied kidney transplant from father Atlanta Journal Constitution
Boy, 2, denied life-saving kidney transplant because his convict dad broke his parole terms The Sun
Toddler Denied A Kidney Transplant Because Of Dad's Criminal History Rushed To ER CBS New York
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Selena Gomez details kidney transplant in emotional 'Today' interview - Los Angeles Times



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Selena Gomez details kidney transplant in emotional 'Today' interview 
Los Angeles Times
Selena Gomez shared the details of her harrowing kidney transplant in an emotional interview Monday morning. And her pal Francia Raisa, who donated her kidney to save Gomez's life, was right there by her side. The singer was diagnosed with lupus five ...
?Selena Gomez Opens Up About Her Kidney Transplant Complications: "I Was Freaking Out" Cosmopolitan.com
Selena Gomez says her kidney transplant 'defined everything that I am right now' Today.com
Selena Gomez Faced Years Waiting for a New Kidney. Why Is the List so Long? NBCNews.com
Daily Mail  -X17 Online  -Today.com 
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VA patients face disparities in kidney transplantation - EurekAlert (press release)



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VA patients face disparities in kidney transplantation 
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4, 2017) -- 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 5 at the Ernest N.
Non-medical factors affect racial disparities in kidney transplant wait-listing Gears Of Biz

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German scientists develop new nuclear medicine test to identify kidney transplant infection - News-Medical.net



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German scientists develop new nuclear medicine test to identify kidney transplant infection 
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German scientists have developed a novel nuclear medicine test that can determine whether a kidney transplant patient has developed infection in the transplanted tissue. The study, which utilizes positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging ...