National Kidney Registry Passes Kidney Backup Policy

BABYLON, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Kidney Registry Medical Board has approved a new policy which provides added assurance to kidney transplant recipients in NKR swaps. The new policy protects eligible recipients whose transplanted kidney fails within 90 days of transplant surgery.  Patients who are eligible for this policy would be prioritized to receive another living donor kidney in the rare circumstance that their swap kidney fails.

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Media Contact: Joe Sinacore, National Kidney Registry, 800-936-1627,

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