Optimal Time to Refer for Kidney Transplant Evaluation

Carrie A. Schinstock, M.D., transplant nephrologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses how an early referral of patients with kidney failure for a transplant evaluation benefits the patient and care team by providing them with more options.

Mayo Clinic's kidney transplant doctors and surgeons use proven innovations to successfully treat people with kidney failure and complications of diabetes and other diseases. They work with each individual to develop treatments specifically for that person, using a mix of minimally invasive surgery, new medicines to prevent organ rejection and specialized procedures.

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Learn more about early referrals for patient with kidney failure.


April 11, 2022

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Carrie A. Schinstock, M.D., is a clinical and translational researcher focused on improving care for patients receiving kidney transplants. She is particularly interested in developing a therapy for chronic antibody-mediated rejection ...

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