Mayo Clinic Minute – Living donor chains are giving hope

From: Mayo Clinic News Network

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There are more than 90.000 people on the waiting list for a kidney in the U.S. Unfortunately, the demand for kidneys exceeds the supply. However, so-called living donor chains are giving hope to those in need of vital organs.

Dr. Shennen Mao, a Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon, explains how donor chains work.

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