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Renal Arteries

Unrelated kidney donor study shows age and obesity increase complications

Patients who have received a new kidney are significantly more likely to develop transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) if they are obese or over 50, according to research published in the September issue of the Journal of Renal Care.

Researchers from Iran studied 360 recipients who had received kidneys from unrelated donors to discover… Unrelated kidney donor study shows age and obesity increase complications   

How the Kidneys Work

Your blood transports nutrients and oxygen to the cells of the body and carries away waste material that the body does not need. These waste materials are then brought back to the kidney to be excreted.

Under normal resting conditions, about 25 percent, or onefourth, of your blood flows into the kidneys through the… How the Kidneys Work   

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