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Infant Kidney Transplants: From Worst to Best Results

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

In this podcast, Dr. Vikas Dharnidharka, Chair of the Executive Committee of the AST Pediatric Community of Practice, interviews Dr. William Harmon, Pediatric Nephrology Division Chief of Childrens Hospital, Boston. Dr. Harmon, a past president of the American Society of Transplantation, is also a leader in the science of transplanting kidneys to very young children. In this podcast, Harmon reviews why infants had poor results with kidney transplantation in the older era and the advances that have led to the current era, where infants now how have the best long-term results among all age groups that receive kidney transplants.

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