Tag: kidneys

Blog Posts (3)

April 26, 2012

Reduce, Reuse...Re-transplant?

It is now possible to re-transplant kidneys from a first recipient to a second according to the results of a rare surgical procedure performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.…

January 20, 2009

The Eight-Way Kidney Swap

Washington Post video journalist Pierre Kattar became a living kidney donor so that his father could receive a kidney and have another chance at life.…

January 7, 2009

Kidney on the Rocks or Perfused? I'll Take Mine Perfused.

As reported in TIME, researchers from the University of Groningen have found a new method to keep organs from cadaveric donors better preserved for transplant.…

News (1)

May 29, 2012 1:22 pm

In China, criminals fill the kidney donor deficit (The Guardian)

By the time Hu Jie changed his mind about selling his kidney it was too late. The 25-year-old migrant worker had travelled to a distant province and had medical checks. A recipient had been matched. If he pulled out now, the web of doctors and agents brokering the illegal operation would lose a lot of yuan.