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A new process could boost the number of kidney transplants

Scientists in Leicester have developed a process for repairing and reviving damaged kidneys before they are used for transplantation.

It's hoped the new technique could lead to an extra 500 transplant operations a year.

The BBC's Graham Satchell has been finding out more about it

  • 08 Mar 2012
  • From the section Health
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