There are very few high quality studies on strategies to increase living kidney donation.
From the limited data available, educational interventions directed at potential recipients and their social networks are the most promising.
Kidney transplant recipients who have even very low levels of preformed antibodies directed against a donated kidney have a significantly increased risk of organ rejection and kidney failure, according to a new study.
Most living kidney donors pay at least some of the expenses related to donation themselves, which may limit how many people can afford to provide organs to transplant recipients, a U.S. study suggests.
In a new study, individuals with poor kidney function had an increased risk of developing community-acquired infections. The relative proportion of lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, and sepsis became inc...
Among younger kidney transplant recipients, a disproportionate number of African Americans and individuals with less education receive organs that are of lower quality or are considered marginal, according to a study appearing in an...