kidney transplant

File photo of a hospital operating room. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Twist Helps Kidney Donor Save Dad, Husband

When her father’s kidneys failed, a Jessup woman who had already signed up to donate to a stranger through a paired exchange was told she would have to honor her previous commitment.

07/23/2013

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Study: Organ Donor With Rabies Had 2 Raccoon Bites

An Air Force recruit whose organs were donated to four patients, including a kidney recipient who died of rabies, had at least two untreated raccoon bites several months before he became sick.

07/23/2013

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