Israel conducts 1st unmatched kidney transplant

03/22/2010 | Ha'aretz (Tel Aviv, Israel)

Israeli doctors have conducted the first kidney transplant in the country involving a donor and a recipient with unmatched blood types. The doctors used a method to neutralize antibodies to make the transplant work. The development increases the odds for 40% of those on the country's kidney transplant waiting list who previously could not receive an organ from a relative because of differing blood types.

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