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BACKGROUND/AIMS This study aim was to investigate an association between donor age and lower recipient survival in liver transplantation. METHODOLOGY A total of 178 consecutive patients underwent liver transplantation between 1999 and 2007. Among these patients, 172 liver transplants (donor age: 32.04 +/- 16.66) and 167 recipients were included in the(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate an association between short-term mortality and donor age-associated worst outcomes in liver transplant. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 178 consecutive patients underwent a liver transplant between 1999 and 2007. Among these patients, there were 172 liver transplants (donor age, 32.04 +/- 16.66; range, 2-65 years) and 167(More)
PURPOSE Among renal malignancies, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for 85% of cases. Stage is a relevant prognostic factor; 5-year survival ranges from 81% to 8% according to the stage of disease. The treatment is based on surgery and molecularly targeted therapy has emerged as a choice for metastatic disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective study(More)
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