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July 9, 2012

Randomized Trial of Short-Course High-Dose Erythropoietin in Donation After Cardiac Death Kidney Transplant Recipients


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Donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors have become an important source of organs, but the rates of delayed graft function (DGF) remains high. Erythropoietin may protect against schema-reperfusion injury. In this randomized controlled trial, erythropoietin or placebo was given to recipients of DCD kidneys. There was no difference in DGF rates, acute rejection, or renal […]

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