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Therapy helps hard-to-transplant get a new kidney

WASHINGTON - Nearly one in three patients who need a kidney transplant may never get one because their bodies are abnormally primed to attack a donated organ. Now doctors are trying new ways to outwit the immune system and save more of those so-called 'highly sensitized' patients — often with kidneys donated by living donors, considered the optimal kind.

Health and Fitness13 years ago