Man Gets New Kidney Thanks to Six-State Transplant Chain

January 27, 2022

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Jason Gentry got his first kidney transplant in 2013 due to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. The condition, also known as FSGS, affects the kidneys’ ability to filter blood. For the last several years, Gentry suffered from exhaustion and a lack of stamina and was put back on the transplant list. Gentry and his donor talk about the paired kidney exchange program through the University of Michigan Health Transplant Center.

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