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There are a few treatment options available for chronic kidney failure, but all have their advantages and disadvantages.
Kidney failure results from the inability of the kidney to filter out toxins from the body, which can be due to genetic factors in children.
A HIV-positive woman donated one of her kidneys to another patient with HIV in a world’s first for kidney transplants, performed by American surgeons in late March 2019.
A California man, who shot himself through the chin, unveils his new face after undergoing the most advanced face transplant surgery ever.
Donated livers are already in short supply and some have to be rejected because they have been too long out of the body; this method could change that.
The Silent Mentor programme, introduced by Professor Dr Chin Kin Fah, on March 23, 2012, encourages donors to donate their bodies after death. Donors have selflessly donated their bodies for the advancement of medical research, education and training, motivated by love for mankind.
US surgeons have performed the most complex penis-scrotum reconstructive procedure ever on a soldier whose genitals were destroyed in a bomb blast. Though the transplant was a success, doctors say there were some ethical issues too.
When your kidney starts to fail, the only permanent solution is a kidney transplant, which can be from either a living or deceased donor.
This exhibition displays blooms from Roy Calne’s garden, and bronze sculptures of figures in motion
Frequent dialysis treatments taking a toll on this man.