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Kidney Donor Swap

Kidney Donor Swap

UCLA Medical Center Performs Its First Living Donor Kidney "Swap"

 

 


UCLA Medical Center on Sept. 20 performed its first living donor kidney "swap," a procedure in which a loved one of a kidney transplant patient who is not compatible as a donor exchanges organs with another incompatible pair under an innovative new paired donation program. UCLA aims to lead the way for other Southern California transplant centers to adopt this life-enhancing procedure.

Kidney Exchange

 

 

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