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Kidney Transplants: A Look At One Borderline Essential Medical Procedure03:45
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Dr. Niraj Desai (left) sews in a kidney to a recipient patient during a kidney transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital June 26, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Dr. Niraj Desai (left) sews in a kidney to a recipient patient during a kidney transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital June 26, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
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Nearly 100,000 people in the U.S. are awaiting kidney transplants. The Kidney Foundation Chief Medical Officer, nephrologist Joseph Vassalotti, and host Tonya Mosley look at whether the number of transplants is remaining steady during the coronavirus pandemic.

This segment aired on April 7, 2020.

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