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Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant

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OrganizationNational Kidney Foundation (NKF)
http://www.kidney.org
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.org
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 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.com
The Nephron Information Center offers information about how the kidneys work, transplants, and links to other sites.




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