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  • risks
  • What are the risks to the living donor? (sharp.com)
  • Though the donor will only have one kidney operating after the procedure, the risks are minimal - with the remaining kidney taking on the responsibilities of both. (sharp.com)
  • However, as the risk of graft failure from rejection or technical complications and the risks of donor surgery have reduced, the practice has become more widely accepted and extended to donation by emotional relatives, especially spouses, and subsequently to the acceptance of well-motivated strangers-also known as altruistic or non-directed donors. (nzma.org.nz)
  • O'Keeffe and colleagues ( 1 ) report a meta-analysis that concludes that living kidney donors face elevated relative risks for ESRD, preeclampsia, and high diastolic blood pressure. (annals.org)
  • The "undue inducement" critique is that payment for living kidney donation will undermine informed consent by coercing individuals into accepting risks that they would otherwise deem unacceptable. (asnjournals.org)
  • People seemed to weigh the possible risks of kidney donation just as clearly in the face of a $100,000 payment as they did without any offer of payment. (healthcanal.com)
  • organs
  • An ethical consensus has developed around the world that there should be no payment for transplantable organs from either living or deceased individuals. (asnjournals.org)
  • Health
  • Donations to UW Health are managed by the University of Wisconsin Foundation , a publicly supported charitable organization under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. (uwhealth.org)
  • People who are older than age 18 and in good physical and emotional health can apply to be a living donor. (uwhealth.org)
  • In addition to joining NKR, Legacy Transplant Services recently launched an online donor registration portal where people interested in donation can easily and confidentially submit health information and request more information about living donation. (legacyhealth.org)
  • Tina's (left) living-donor transplant has given her the best chance possible for long-term health, and more time to spend with her granddaughter. (medstargeorgetown.org)