Kidney & Pancreas Transplant

Kidney & Pancreas Transplant News

  • 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 Graft Survival Tied to Timing of Anti-Donor Antibody Kidney rejection resulting from preexisting antibodies is associated with a better outcome than rejection caused by antibodies that develop after transplantation, a study has found.

Kidney & Pancreas Transplant Perspective

  • How Much Is that Kidney in the Window? Physicians debate the idea of selling living-donor kidneys in the United States. Good idea, or Pandora's box?
  • Dialysis in the United States   How does dialysis for ESRD in the United States differ from that in other countries? Dr Berns comments on an article comparing differences in practice in more than 50 countries and regions.