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  • organ
  • Recently, evidence has been put forward that brain death has significant effects on the donor organ quality. (ox.ac.uk)
  • RESULTS: Progressive organ dysfunction was most pronounced in hemodynamically unstable brain-dead donors reflected by increased serum creatinine levels. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Study
  • In this study, we aimed to assess the relation between brain death-induced hemodynamic instability in combination with the duration of brain death on the function and immunogenicity status of potential donor kidneys. (ox.ac.uk)
  • immunologic
  • Relationship between duration of brain death and hemodynamic (in)stability on progressive dysfunction and increased immunologic activation of donor kidneys. (ox.ac.uk)
  • Expression of cell adhesion molecules [intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1)] and the influx of leukocytes in the kidney assessed the immunologic status of the kidney. (ox.ac.uk)
  • immune
  • When hemodynamic instability in the brain-dead donor is not corrected, kidney dysfunction is enhanced and immune activation occurs faster and is more profound. (ox.ac.uk)
  • donate a kidney
  • The living donor usually is a relative or close friend, but anyone who is medically healthy can donate a kidney. (uclahealth.org)
  • It is extremely rare for someone to donate a kidney and then a liver, but he was so very motivated to give this gift to someone. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • I think people see the fact that they can donate a kidney to help somebody out," he said, "and recognize that they themselves can still live a long and healthy life. (cnn.com)
  • This Allentown Morning Call story reports how Linzer had to lose weight and body fat before he could donate a kidney to his brother-in-law, who was in end-stage renal failure. (latimes.com)
  • discards
  • The results are of particular importance given the growing number of kidneys from deceased donors that are discarded every year, and the fact that preliminary data currently suggest the number of kidney discards is increasing still further following the introduction of the new Kidney Allocation System which was introduced in December 2014," emphasized Dr. Mohan. (eurekalert.org)
  • waiting list
  • Doctors had just placed her friend's husband on the kidney transplant waiting list, and she was calling Jeanne for advice. (upmc.com)
  • I told him that if he would not let me be his donor, I would donate to someone else on the waiting list. (upmc.com)
  • Transplant centers regularly reject kidneys based on a donor's age or perceived quality of the organ, even though these kidneys are eventually accepted and work well for people farther down the waiting list, explained lead researcher Dr. Anne Huml, a nephrologist and health disparities fellow with Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. (drugs.com)
  • His late wife had been on the kidney transplant waiting list since she was a teenager, having suffered from chronic renal failure for 13 years, when they received a call to say that a match had been found. (scotsman.com)
  • Presently, the deceased donor kidney waiting list has expanded disproportionately with the number of transplant procedures that are performed in the United States. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • found
  • I found John in full kidney failure," says Cathy. (upmc.com)
  • Cathy spent two days with the transplant team to determine if she would be suitable donor for John, and after a series of tests, they found out that they were a perfect match. (upmc.com)
  • Researchers have found that discarding donated kidneys on the basis of biopsy findings may be inappropriate. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Transplant centers largely pass on kidneys from donors with high blood pressure, a history of diabetes, reduced kidney function or death related to heart problems, the researchers found. (drugs.com)
  • I've searched transplant websites and found nothing about reduced lifespans for donors. (allnurses.com)
  • His daughters sifted through more than 100 responses-some of them frauds-and found donor Dawn Verdick, who had been searching for volunteer opportunities, CNN reports. (newser.com)
  • Kevin Gray, father of 3 daughters, found out last year that he would need a kidney transplant and since then has been panhandling for a kidney. (upi.com)
  • Earlier this year, 21-year-old Hannah Craig found a kidney donor on Facebook . (cnn.com)
  • Huml
  • Dialysis keeps a delay in receiving a kidney from becoming immediately life-threatening, Huml said. (drugs.com)
  • getting transplanted
  • The general sense is that surgeons are less willing to take risks, so what ends up happening is there are a large number of kidneys that people say no to that end up getting transplanted way down the list," said Mohan, who co-authored an editorial accompanying the study. (drugs.com)
  • Mohan
  • Achieving Equity through Reducing Variability in Accepting Deceased Donor Kidney Offers , Sumit Mohan and Mariana C. Chiles, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology , doi: 10.2215/CJN.06220617, published online 27 July 2017. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • However, there is a high mortality rate associated with dialysis, and people who are on dialysis longer don't do as well once they have received a kidney, Mohan said. (drugs.com)
  • 2017
  • THURSDAY, July 27, 2017 -- A donated kidney is turned away for transplant an average of seven times before reaching the patient who finally receives it, a new study shows. (drugs.com)
  • live
  • She ended up becoming a donor as a part of a live donor exchange. (upmc.com)
  • However, acceptance of the scientific data that an unrelated live donor transplant can now be performed successfully should not be misconstrued as an acceptance that an unrelated kidney may be purchased via a vendor sale. (ebscohost.com)
  • Alberto Breda (ES) further deepened the discussion with his lecture on incidental renal stones in live kidney donors and reiterated the statements forwarded by the previous speakers. (uroweb.org)
  • The sign he holds has the link to a Facebook page that allows people to sign up as live kidney donors. (upi.com)
  • Many people have signed up to be live donors because of this publicity campaign and its social media presence. (upi.com)
  • One can live perfectly happily with only one kidney - in fact some people are born with only one. (itv.com)
  • a donor can live with one kidney for the rest of his or her life. (cnn.com)
  • people
  • Friends, family members, and even strangers have chosen to become living donors in order to help people in need. (upmc.com)
  • In the United States last year, more than 4,700 people died waiting for a lifesaving kidney transplant. (theweek.com)
  • When Larry's campaign to find her a donor was picked up by local and national media, dozens of people got tested to see if their kidney was suitable for Jimmy Sue. (fox13now.com)
  • It's about having people sign up to be donors. (upi.com)
  • Mr Crace said: "I knew that 7,000 people are waiting for a kidney and that one person dies almost every day while waiting. (itv.com)
  • Becker said there are a growing number of donor chains in the United States where people who aren't a match for a family member or friend can sign up to donate to a stranger, in hopes that someone else in the chain will be a match for their loved one. (cnn.com)
  • These are novel ways that people are trying to identify how to best get kidney donations to the people that need them," Becker said. (cnn.com)
  • dialysis
  • All the detrimental factors related to being on dialysis are completely taken care of by a good functioning kidney. (itv.com)
  • transplant center
  • Refusal of an offer was most often due to donor-related factors (such as age or organ quality) or because the minimal acceptable criteria for a transplant center was not met. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Centers most often gave a pass to a donated kidney either based on donor-related factors such as age of the person or quality of the organ, or because the minimal acceptable criteria for a transplant center had not been met. (drugs.com)
  • Investigators hypothesized that there was a significant degree of transplant center-to-center variability, and analyzed whether the procurement and utilization of deceased donor kidneys varied by day of the week - specifically, whether it was different on weekends when compared to weekdays. (eurekalert.org)
  • suitable
  • The person who gives consent to be a donor should be competent, willing to donate, free of coercion, medically and psychosocially suitable, and fully informed of the risks and benefits as a donor. (ebscohost.com)
  • surgery
  • Before the surgery, we make sure donors can return to living full and active lives with one kidney. (upmc.com)
  • Melita was back to work within four weeks, and Brenda returned to her job two months' post-kidney transplant surgery . (upmc.com)
  • Together, the patient, donor and surgery team choose a date for the surgery. (uclahealth.org)
  • The eventual donor contacted the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where the surgery was performed last Wednesday. (fox13now.com)
  • As with any surgery, living organ donors are also at risk. (cnn.com)
  • adult
  • While Lipschutz is aware of two individuals who donated kidneys and then went on to donate their livers to children (who require just a small portion of an adult liver), at the time Simon was the only kidney donor she encountered who wanted to give his liver to an adult. (sun-sentinel.com)