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kidney transplant

The insertion of a donated kidney into the body and connection of its blood vessels to the host vessels and its ureter to the host bladder. The donated kidney is usually placed in the right side of the pelvis, alongside the bladder and connected to the ILIAC vessels. The results of kidney transplantation are excellent, with success in more than 80% of cases.
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Alex made history in 1991 when he was one of t h e youngest chil- drento have a kidney transplant. He had the procedure at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
The last living-and-deceased donor kidney transplant surgery dates back to 2010.
Astellas warns that ASTAGRAF XL is not for use with cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimune, Gengraf, is not known if the drug is effective when used with sirolimus (Rapamune) in people who have had kidney transplants, or if it is safe and effective in children under 16 years of age who have had kidney transplants.
" As he was suffering from both liver and kidney failure, kidney transplant alone was no longer an option.
Muscat: A 19-year-old Omani woman is in urgent need of a kidney transplant after being diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) -- a treatable, chronic, autoimmune, inflammatory disease that can affect any organ in the body.
Since the first kidney transplants on identical twins, hundreds of thousands of transplants on a variety of organs have been performed worldwide.
Mr Brown, 44, had a kidney transplant in 1991 and has been attending the hospital for follow-up treatment every three months since.
Silvi Shah, M.D., from the University of Cincinnati, and colleagues used data from the United States Renal Data System (2005 through 2011) to identify 7,966 women who were aged 15 to 45 years and received a kidney transplant, with Medicare as the primary payer for the entire three years after the date of transplantation.
" To date, 37,000 patients with renal failure are undergoing hemodialysis which is a temporary relief compared to those who opted for a kidney transplant. For patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), a kidney transplant is often the only hope for survival.
Meanwhile, she was prepared for kidney transplant. She was entitled to get free treatment as her mother was holder of the Sehat Insaf Card.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], May 11 (ANI): A study was presented at the 10th Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association on the importance of screening transplant recipients for psychological function, as after receiving a kidney transplant children may experience impaired quality of life.