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Can you please discuss the criteria used for matching a kidney donor with a recipient?

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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Blood, tissue match: Blood group and tissue match here are some websites that can give more information http://www.Transplantliving.Org/living-donation/being-a-living-donor/ http://www.Unos.Org/docs/living_donation.Pdf.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Please help! what is the criteria used for matching a kidney donor with a recipient?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Several: Several criteria such as age, kidney function, HIV status etc are used to determine the best match possible in addition to blood group compatibility, hla matching.

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