November 8, 2010

Analysis of factors that affect outcome after transplantation of kidneys donated after cardiac death in the UK: a cohort study


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Donation after donors undergo cardiac death is a growing source of kidney transplant. These kidneys have a higher fate of delayed graft function. This UK registry study found 5-year graft function and survival of kidneys from donors after cardiac death were similar to that from brain-dead donors.
Renal Transplantation