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Projected to perform eight to 10 transplants in the first year, the Hines VA reached 50 transplants within the first 16 months of the program.
Brandy and Levar Allen share more than a marriage license. The Shreveport couple will soon share a kidney. Levar Allen is a match for his wife Brandy and a kidney transplant is set for next month.
Study identified Veterans who had kidney transplants between 2008 and 2016 and were enrolled in VA and Medicare at the time of their transplant…and had their choice of where to receive transplant care.
In this episode Vince and David, a father and son pair, talk two days before their kidney transplant surgery for Vince, an Air Force Veteran.
Although March's National Kidney Month is coming to a close, it is never too late to learn about the dangers of kidney disease and take steps to protect yourself.
The Birmingham, Alabama VA Medical Center recently joined six other VA Hospitals around the country in performing kidney transplants.
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Last updated November 26, 2022
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