January 11, 2010

Morbidity and Mortality in 1022 Consecutive Living Donor Nephrectomies: Benefits of a Living Donor Registry


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Quantifying the risks of living donation is important information for potential living donors and members of the transplant team. This registry includes all donors over a 12-year period. Major postoperative complications occurred in 3% of patients, while minor complications, mostly UTIs, occurred in 18%. There were no deaths.

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