Kidney & Pancreas Transplant

Kidney & Pancreas Transplant News

  • Kidney Transplant Vouchers Could Address Timing Issues Creating kidney transplant vouchers for future transplants could reduce the long waiting list for organs in the United States, a new study suggests.
  • Cost of Kidney Dialysis in Sub-Saharan Africa Up to one-fourth of adults in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from chronic kidney disease and only a small fraction ever reach a dialysis treatment center, a new study finds.

Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Perspective

  • Is Colon Cancer Screening Necessary for Dialysis Patients? Dr Bansal reviews a study examining the appropriateness of colon cancer screening in patients with end-stage renal disease, published in Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
  • Ethical Dilemmas in Dialysis Therapy Dr Desai reviews the justification for dialysis therapy over time and comments on a study published in the Lancet that questions whether treatment decisions remain ethically sound.