Portal users more likely to have received kidney transplant at 4, 5 years after initiating dialysis.
A large study found similar graft survival rates between deceased donor kidneys with and without acute kidney injury.
Representatives of Congress are introducing legislation for kidney transplant recipients to obtain coverage of immunosuppressive medications for the lifetime of their transplanted kidney.
In a study of kidney transplant recipients, each 2-point increase in Mediterranean diet score was associated with a 32% lower risk for graft failure.
New rules include reimbursing donors for lost wages, tightening standards for organ procurement organizations.
About half of kidney transplant recipients of identical-twin transplants did not get immunosuppression.
From 1998–2000 to 2016–2018, the overall rate of live donor kidney transplantation for women declined from significantly from 41.9% to 36.7%.
A gender disparity in the use of RRT favoring male patients has persisted over a 50-year period from 1965 to 2015, according to a new study.
Variation in donor utilization index based on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network region
Study reveals nearly 18% discard rate in the United States.