Kidney-Failure Risk Projection for the Living Kidney-Donor Candidate

The New England Journal of Medicine, February 4, 2016

The article details a comprehensive research study that compared a group of kidney donors to a group of very healthy people. The results of the study showed that kidney donors were less healthy than the group of very healthy people. Read the article in the New England Journal of Medicine

In order to analyze the results and in order to help one make a decision, we asked Dr. Keren Tzukert, a specialist in nephrology, at Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem to  explain to the lay person the implications and considerations. (The original article was written in Hebrew)..