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OBJECTIVES Distinct from cadaveric donor renal transplantation, living donor renal transplantation has many benefits for the recipient, such as a shorter waiting time as well as longer patient and graft survivals. But, there is no potential physical benefit for the donors. Many studies have shown that laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) resulted in a lower(More)
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) has become the method of choice for living-donor kidney transplantation. However, LDN may result in decreased renal function in the donor, and risk of end-stage renal failure has been reported. OBJECTIVE To evaluate changes in renal function after LDN. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study included 51 living(More)
8200 Background: We aimed to determine the incidence of acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) among patients receiving chemotherapy (CTx) and to assess the accuracy with which medical providers perceive the prevalence of CINV among their patients. METHODS Medical providers from 2 cancer centers in Taiwan estimated the incidence(More)
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