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Geography Plays a Major Role in Access to Pediatric Kidney Transplantation in the U.S.

By January 16, 2014March 13th, 2017No Comments

Source: Penn Medicine News; LiveScience.com, January 16, 2014

A study recently published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology finds that waiting times for kidneys for children with renal disease can vary widely depending on which state you live in. Peter Reese and colleagues say this discrepancy is particularly troublesome because children awaiting kidney transplants must undergo kidney dialysis.

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