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Exhibition aims to encourage people to donate a kidney

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7524.1042-b (Published 03 November 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1042
  1. Kathryn Godfrey
  1. London

    A photographic exhibition aimed at raising awareness of kidney donation from live donors is being launched at a meeting of the British Transplant Society next week.

    The photographs of donors and recipients, taken before and after donation, are accompanied by quotations from the subjects. The aim of the project is to address concerns and misconceptions that patients and families may have about living donation and to increase the uptake of this option.

    Last year Susan donated a kidney to her long term partner, Richard, as life with a partner on dialysis and two children had become too difficult. …

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