Kidneys from older living donors provide excellent intermediate-term outcomes after transplantation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Donor Selection
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donors

abstract

  • Older living donor kidneys can be transplanted with low perioperative risk without compromising recipient 5-year patient or graft survival or donor renal function. Younger donor kidneys have superior graft function 5 years after transplantation, highlighting the need for appropriate donor/recipient matching.

publication date

  • September 15, 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/TP.0b013e31825c5940

PubMed ID

  • 22892992

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 499

end page

  • 505

volume

  • 94

number

  • 5