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New Strategy May Succeed At Extending The Life Of Transplanted Kidneys

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May 19, 1999
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A kidney transplant offers people with kidney failure a new chance at a normal, active life. But, on average, a transplanted kidney continues to function for only nine years. Now, doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center say a new strategy to extend the function of transplanted kidneys shows promise.

A kidney transplant offers people with kidney failure a new chance at a normal, active life. But, on average, a transplanted kidney continues to function for only nine years. Now, doctors at the University of Maryland Medical Center say a new strategy to extend the function of transplanted kidneys shows promise.


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