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Links to Kidney Transplant Information

Learn more about kidney transplants at these websites:


American Association of Kidney Patients helps patients and their families to cope with all aspects of kidney failure.


DonateLife is a group of organizations working together to inform the public about organ and tissue donation.


LifeChoice Donor Services facilitates the organ donation process and allocates organs to those in need.


Medicare provides coverage for individuals with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).


National Kidney Foundation (NSF) is a health organization committed to the prevention of kidney disease and to increase the availability of organs for transplantation.


OrganDonor, created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information regarding organ donation and transplantation. 


Statistical Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients is a national database of statistics related to solid organ transplantation - kidney, liver, pancreas, intestine, heart and lung.  The registry covers the full range of transplant activity, from organ donation and waiting list candidates to transplant recipients and survival statistics.


United Network for Organ Sharing is a federally funded, private agency that monitors all the business of transplantation.