Will you need a kidneytransplant?by
-transplant operations in the entire world.
In the U.S. alone, 83,000 people wait on the official kidney-transplant list. But just 16,500 people received a kidneytransplant in 2008, while almost 5,000 died waiting...
and other transplant experts increasingly see them as an untapped resource.
The use of expanded criteriadonorkidneys... expanded-criteriadonor organs are more likely to fail than kidneys from younger, healthier donors...
Paid leave for live donorsby
Dr. Donal O'Donoghue
that absences related to the kidney donation would be covered as normal sick leave.
What would help donors...
Q: Dear Dr O’Donoghue, I have a kidney policy type question/thought that might help a little...
Kidney Allocation and Ageby
that all kidneys available will be allocated through this system (they won't, since expanded criteriadonor [ECD...." Kidneys from donors over the age of 60 are considered expanded criteriadonor (ECD) kidneys, as well...