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Kidney Transplant Centers in Washington

Below are the kidney transplant centers in Washington that match your search criteria. To see more information on the performance, capabilities and outcomes reported by each kidney transplant center, select any of the four tabs.

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The number of months the average NKR patient (including hard to match patients) must wait for a transplant at that center. The lower the number, the faster the center is at completing a transplant.

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The total number of transplants NKR has facilitated at a center over the past 12 months. Generally, a higher number indicates a higher level of experience in completing paired exchange transplants.

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The total number of donor type A2 blood to recipient type O blood kidney transplants a center has completed over the past 12 months. Centers that use donors with the ABO blood type subgroup A2 for their O patients may help their O patients to get transplanted faster.

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The total number of unmatched pairs currently active at a center. The number of pairs enrolled is an indication of the paired exchange activity level at a center. If a center has 0 pairs enrolled, patients should ask if the center is actively involved in paired exchange.

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Microsites are free personal websites meant to assist patients looking for a living donor in their donor search. The site can be shared through social media and via the 250 business cards each Microsite patient receives. The cards showcase the patient’s name and website URL and can be handed out in patients’ day-to-day lives. Patients can personalize the Microsite with photos and their story or they can use the starter site, which works similarly to a custom site but has standard text and no pictures.

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This indicates whether a center offers a non-steroidal immunosuppressive regimen in order to avoid the negative side effects of long-term steroid therapy, including excess body hair growth, weight gain, moon face, etc. This is especially important for children.

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The Advanced Donation, or Standard Voucher Program allows a kidney donor to give a voucher to a single intended recipient who is (or will be) in need of a kidney within the next year. After the donor donates, the recipient will be prioritized for a living donor kidney through the National Kidney Registry.

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Additional prioritization points on the deceased kidney donor list if a living donor ever needs a kidney.

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Prioritization for a living donor kidney if an NKR donor ever needs a kidney. Living donor kidneys typically last twice as long as deceased donor kidneys.

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All donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program are eligible for up to 4 weeks of lost wage reimbursement with a maximum reimbursement of $1,500 per week. Lost wages are earnings that a donor lost due to time missed from work as a result of kidney donation. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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For more information, visit the NLDAC website.

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All donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program are eligible for reimbursement of up to $2,000 of travel and lodging expenses related to their kidney donation for them and a traveling companion. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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For more information, visit the NLDAC website.

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All donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program receive a donation life insurance policy that includes a $500,000 principal sum covering a period of 365 days post-donation. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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All donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program receive a donation disability insurance policy that covers up to $1,500 in weekly income for up to 52 weeks after surgery. 4-week waiting period. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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For all donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program, any complications related to the kidney donation (e.g., hernia, etc.) that are not covered by the recipient's insurance will be covered. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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All donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program are eligible for up to 4 weeks of lost wage reimbursement with a maximum reimbursement of $1,500 per week should they require additional time off due to complications related to the donor surgery. Lost wages are earnings that a donor lost due to time missed from work as a result of kidney donation. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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All donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program are eligible for reimbursement of up to $2,000 of travel and lodging expenses for them and a traveling companion if needed for complications related to the donor surgery. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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For all donors in NKR swaps or who donate through the Voucher Program, if you are wrongfully terminated for donating a kidney or your health insurance company raises your premiums due to your kidney donation, NKR will provide legal support. For more information, visit the Donor Shield website.

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Remote kidney donation allows a living donor to donate a kidney to someone in a distant location without having to travel to that location. With remote donation, donors have the procedure at a local hospital and the donated kidney is safely transported to the recipient's transplant center for transplantation.

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The Family Voucher Program allows a kidney donor to give vouchers to up to five immediate family members. Should one of the voucher holders need a kidney transplant in the future, they would be prioritized for a living donor kidney through the National Kidney Registry. Only one of the vouchers can be redeemed for each family voucher donor.

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The Advanced Donation, or Standard Voucher Program allows a kidney donor to give a voucher to a single intended recipient who is (or will be) in need of a kidney within the next year. After the donor donates, the recipient will be prioritized for a living donor kidney through the National Kidney Registry.

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Some transplant centers may offer other center-specific programs that help donors but are not listed here, such as testing-related low-cost housing, grants that allow the center to help with travel costs, etc. To learn more about a transplant center’s specific programs, please contact the center directly.

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The total number of transplants NKR has facilitated at a center over the past 12 months. Generally, the higher this number, the more experience the center has in completing paired exchange transplants.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 1 year for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor at that center.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 3 years for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor at that center.

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This number indicates the 1-year patient survival rate for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor.

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This number indicates the 3-year patient survival rate for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 1 year for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor at that center.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 3 years for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor at that center.

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This number indicates the 1-year patient survival rate for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor.

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This number indicates the 3-year patient survival rate for adults who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor.

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Living Donor Transplants (Adult) Deceased Donor Transplants (Adult)

An Important Note on Survival Rates: The higher a center's transplant volume in any given category, the less likely the center will achieve a 100% survival rate in that category. Also, centers that take on tough cases are likely to have lower survival rates.

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The total number of transplants NKR has facilitated at a center over the past 12 months. Generally, the higher this number, the more experience the center has in completing paired exchange transplants.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 1 year for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor at that center.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 3 years for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor at that center.

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This number indicates the 1-year patient survival rate for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor.

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This number indicates the 3-year patient survival rate for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a living donor.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 1 year for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor at that center.

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This number indicates the percent of transplanted kidneys (grafts) still working after 3 years for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor at that center.

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This number indicates the 1-year patient survival rate for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor.

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This number indicates the 3-year patient survival rate for pediatric patients who have received a transplanted kidney from a deceased donor.

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Living Donor Transplants (Pediatric) Deceased Donor Transplants (Pediatric)

An Important Note on Survival Rates: The higher a center's transplant volume in any given category, the less likely the center will achieve a 100% survival rate in that category. Also, centers that take on tough cases are likely to have lower survival rates.