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Decreasing the Kidney Discard Rate

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This article is the second in a series of Kidney News articles addressing ways to increase kidney donation on the basis of the deliberations at a December 2016 Rogosin Institute Roundtable on increasing the rate of kidney transplantation.

The first article in this series addressed five ways that the rate of kidney transplantation in the US could be increased to save more lives and provide a better quality of life to those patients with kidney failure: 1) decreasing the need for transplant through health promotion and disease prevention, 2) increasing the supply of deceased donor kidneys, 3) decreasing

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