Saturday, March 3, 2018

First kidney exchange in West Virginia

Another first, not in a far off land, but in West Virginia:
 Doctors Perform First Kidney Swap in West Virginia
West Virginia has the highest rate of kidney failure in the country

"thanks to two Cleveland Clinic surgeons and the transplant team at Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), whose Kidney Transplant Center is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic, they completed West Virginia’s first-ever paired kidney exchange, or “kidney swap.”

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