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  • Writer's pictureDavid Needs A Kidney

3 to 5 years is the average waiting time for a kidney from a deceased donor.

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure to place a kidney from a living or deceased donor into a person whose kidneys no longer function properly. Currently, 90,000 people in the United States are on the national transplant waiting list for a donor kidney. So what are the basics of kidney donation?

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