Many Dialysis Patients Not Informed About Kidney Transplantation

Doctors at many dialysis clinics fail to inform thousands of patients about kidney transplantation, potentially shortening lives and costing taxpayers millions of dollars a year, according to an investigation by reporters at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review newspaper.   Kidney transplantation adds an average of 10 years to a patient’s life, and a new kidney costs the [Sign in to read the full article...]