Thursday, July 10, 2014

A long kidney chain at U. Alabama Birmingham

A long nonsimultaneous kidney exchange chain, which began in December, is underway at the University of Alabama at Birmingham hospital. Here's an update: Nation’s largest single-site kidney transplant chain, underway at UAB

PRESS RELEASE chain by the numbers"Twenty-one living donors have changed the lives of 21 recipients so far as part of the nation’s longest ongoing single-center paired kidney transplant chain, which is under way at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. The UAB kidney chain is scheduled to resume with six more transplants the week of July 7."

More information, including an informative video at

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