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Cross-Kidney Transplant - What Is It?

By Flymedi Staff on Dec 18, 2017 10:41:24 AM

Cross-kidney transplant, also known as a kidney paired transplant or kidney paired donation, is a promising alternative for patients who need kidney transplantation but their donors turn up to be not suitable (positive) as a result of cross-matching from blood and tissue testing. In a cross-kidney transplant, patients who cannot accept their own partner's kidney for immunological reasons are given a kidney from the partner of another patient in exchange for a kidney from their own partner. There is no difference in the medical indications between direct and indirect living donation.

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