LifePort Kidney Transporter improves kidney transplant results

Transplanted kidneys preserved and transported in a specially designed machine (LifePort Kidney Transporter) the odds for experiencing a delay in recovery of kidney function are 43% lower. – Use of a specially designed machine to store kidneys for transplantation offers significant benefits in kidney survival and function when compared to those stored in a traditional “ice box”, or cold storage, revealed by researchers.

Gender may play role in kidney transplant

Female who receive a kidney from a male donor are more likely to reject the kidney or graft, suggested by the Swiss researchers. – There are more chances of kidney rejection in a woman who gets a kidney from a male donor, revealed by Swiss researchers in a research paper published in the current issue of the medical journal The Lancet from UK.

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