Items Tagged ‘living donors’


January 29, 2013

Hospitals Reassess the Age Factor in Evaluating Candidates For Kidney Transplants

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

That is why such experts as Kapur, Segev and Mikel Prieto, surgical director of the kidney and pancreas transplant program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., are trying to broaden the pool of potential living donors to include adults in their 60s and 70s…“It’s very common that patients in their 70s want to donate. […]

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Tags: Dr. Mikel Prieto, kidney transplant, living donors, pancreas transplant, Washington Post


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