Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

Digital diagram comparing pig kidneys and human kidneys
March 28, 2022

Pig Kidneys to Humans: Next Steps for the UAB Xenotransplantation program

On September 30, 2021, a University of Alabama at Birmingham medical team transplanted two pig kidneys into a brain-dead human recipient, a major step toward future pig-kidney transplants to people with kidney failure.
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