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Higher-risk kidneys may help solve organ shortage facing older adults
Date:11/13/2007

d-stage renal failure, which increases disproportionately with older age. Transplantation is associated with an improved life expectancy and better quality of life and is cost-effective for patients and payers.

Transplantation between older donors and recipients has resulted in a doubling of the annual transplant activity at our center in the past five years, said Moore.


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Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
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