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Kidney Transplant

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OrganizationNational Kidney Foundation (NKF)
http://www.kidney.orgThis link will open in a new window.
NKF seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

OrganizationAmerican Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
http://www.aakp.orgThis link will open in a new window.
The AAKP serves kidney patients and their families by helping them cope with the emotional, physical, and social impact of kidney failure.

Web SiteUnited Network for Organ Sharing
http://www.unos.org/This link will open in a new window.
This national group determines who will get donated organs, and when. Organs are assigned based on how sick a person is and how quickly the person needs the organ.

Web SiteNephron Information Center
http://www.nephron.comThis link will open in a new window.
The Nephron Information Center offers information about how the kidneys work, transplants, and links to other sites.