Altruistic unbalanced paired kidney exchange at Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian hospital: rationale and practical considerations.

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Paired kidney exchanges are being used with increasing frequency to overcome humoral immunologic incompatibilities between patients in need of renal transplantation and their potential live donors. Altruistic unbalanced exchanges utilize compatible donor/recipient pairs in order to facilitate the transplantation of a patient with an incompatible donor. We… (More)

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@article{Ratner2008AltruisticUP, title={Altruistic unbalanced paired kidney exchange at Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian hospital: rationale and practical considerations.}, author={Lloyd E. Ratner and Emily R Ratner and Joan M. Kelly and Maureen Carrol and Karyn Cherwinski and Victoria Ernst and Abbas Rana}, journal={Clinical transplants}, year={2008}, pages={107-12} }