Renal Transplant Candidates Need Not Be Concerned About a Living Donor's Age

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For most patients with end-stage renal disease patients (ESRD), the age of a living donor (ranging from 18-64 years) has an insignificant effect on the long-term health of a transplanted kidney, according to researchers in British Columbia, Canada. John Schieszer reports in today's Medical Minute that physicians can alleviate their patients' concerns about receiving a kidney from an older living donor.
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