Medical officials explain that the current method for assigning organs just is “not fair”, and improvements need to be made.
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The sisters, Gladys and Jamie Scott, are required to lose weight as a requirement for a kidney transplant.
They had to shut down the entire kidney transplant division in January after learning that a kidney transplant patient received the wrong kidney.
Waiting for a kidney transplant can take more than five years, and Spanier has been waiting for a cadaver kidney since he found out about his kidney disease.
It has been discovered that a cell in zebrafish kidneys, when transplanted to another fish, helps in generating new nephrons.
Following kidney transplants, patients notice very little survivability differences when using home dialysis instead of hospital dialysis, doctors explain.
Patients requiring a new kidney appear to be much more likely to receive a kidney now than if they were waiting for a transplant more than 10 years ago.