Tag: National Kidney Registry

New hope for Black kidney disease patients awaiting organ transplants

Editor's Note A standard kidney function test has been underestimating the seriousness of disease in Black patients, delaying their eligibility for transplants, The Associated Press reported March 31. Now, that test is changing – and Black patients awaiting kidneys are moving up the list.  Among other factors, transplant eligibility is…

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By: Brita Belli
April 1, 2024
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Penn Medicine sets world record with 100 kidney paired donation surgeries in 1 year

Editor’s Note Penn Medicine celebrated a significant milestone on December 6—its 100th paired kidney exchange surgery in 12 months set a world record for the most kidney paired donation transplants in a year. The announcement was published in an EurekAlert! December 12 press release. Penn Medicine launched its Center for…

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By: Brita Belli
December 12, 2023
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