Guinness World Record Organization Distinguishes the National Kidney Registry for World’s Longest Kidney Transplant Chain

Guinness World Records officially recognized the National Kidney Registry (NKR) for the longest kidney transplant chain in the world. This massive chain was supported by the combined efforts of 25 transplant centers, it included 70 surgeries, facilitated 35 transplants and was featured on ABC News’s Nightline. Kathy Hart, a Good Samaritan donor, started Chain 357, …

International Cooperation to Advance Paired Exchange: First International Paired Exchange Website Launched

The first international paired exchange website was launched today at www.internationalkidney.org. Founding contributors include paired exchange programs from the United States, Canada, Australia & New Zealand (ANZKX), and the single center program from King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, who are committed to advancing paired exchange and kidney transplantation worldwide. The founding contributors …