[Surgical technique for laparoscopic kidney donation].

  title={[Surgical technique for laparoscopic kidney donation].},
  author={Christina Hackl and C A B{\"o}ger and H J Schlitt and Stefan Farkas},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Chirurgie},
  volume={139 5},
OBJECTIVE Dialysis cannot fully replace kidney function in patients diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. Patients undergoing dialysis therapy show a significantly reduced quality of life, morbidity and mortality compared to healthy individuals. Every patient diagnosed with end-stage renal disease should be evaluated for a potential kidney transplant, potentially by means of living-donor kidney donation. INDICATIONS Via living-donor kidney donation, patients diagnosed with end-stage renal… CONTINUE READING