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Same Kidney Transplanted Twice

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Sam I Am, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Sam I Am

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    Interesting story.

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    Twenty-seven-year-old Ray Fearing suffered from focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a common type of kidney disease, and needed a new kidney. His 24-year-old sister, Cera Fearing, wanted to give him hers. The transplanted kidney immediately began to grow diseased, so doctors removed it. But then something happened that, according to the doctor who performed the procedure, had never been done before. The unhealthy kidney was removed and replanted into another patient, and the disease was reversed.

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