Lars Westlie

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Living kidney donation was started in the seventies in Switzerland and since the year 2000 all transplant centers in Switzerland perform this procedure. It shows excellent long-term results in terms of graft and patient survival with an acceptable risk for the donor. Due to the shortage of deceased kidney donors available for transplantation and the rising(More)
A 40-year-old Caucasian male with chronic glomerulonephritis received a cadaver renal transplant in July 1973, and received continuous immunosuppressive therapy with Azathioprine and prednisone. His renal function deteriorated during the autumn of 1977, and he developed haemangiomatous tumours in the soft palate and on the sole of the right foot in April(More)