Implications of COVID-19 for kidney transplantation: the organ supply

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This video was recorded for the 23rd International Conference on Dialysis - Advances in Kidney Disease, 2021 -a virtual event and is presented by Dr. Syed A Husain, MD, MPH, FASN from Columbia University in New York, NY.

The global spread of COVID-19 has led to changes in routine clinical care in order to prevent nosocomial transmission of SARS-CoV2. One area this is impacted is kidney transplantation, where there is a particular need to avoid transmission of the virus from donors to immunosuppressed recipients. This session aims to describe the impact of COVID-19 on the supply of living and deceased donor kidneys.
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