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Kidney Exchange: A Life-Saving Application of Matching Theory

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A depiction of the kidney as seen in a live donor transplant.

A depiction of the kidney showing transsection of the renal artery and the renal vein as seen in a live donor transplant.

Credit: Brian Evans

 

A depiction of kidney harvesting as seen in a live donor transplant.

A depiction of kidney harvesting as seen in a live donor transplant.

Credit: Brian Evans

 

Diagram of an exchange performed because of blood type incompatibility.

An exchange performed because of blood type incompatibility. The husband of Recipient 1 donates to Recipient 2 and the adult child of Recipient 2 donates to Recipient 1.

Credit: S2N Media

 



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