Clinical results from transplanting incompatible live kidney donor/recipient pairs using kidney paired donation.

  title={Clinical results from transplanting incompatible live kidney donor/recipient pairs using kidney paired donation.},
  author={Robert R. Montgomery and Andrea A. Zachary and Lloyd E. Ratner and Dorry L Segev and Janet M Hiller and Julie A. Houp and Mathew A. Cooper and Louis R. Kavoussi and Thomas Jarrett and James F. Burdick and Warren R. Maley and Joseph Keith Melancon and Tomasz Kozlowski and Christopher E Simpkins and Melissa S. Phillips and Amol Desai and Vanessa Collins and Brigitte E Reeb and Edward S. Kraus and Hamid Rabb and M Susan Leffell and Daniel S. Warren},
  volume={294 13},
CONTEXT First proposed 2 decades ago, live kidney paired donation (KPD) was considered a promising new approach to addressing the shortage of organs for transplantation. Ethical, administrative, and logistical barriers initially proved formidable and prevented the implementation of KPD programs in the United States. OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility and effectiveness of KPD for the management of patients with incompatible donors. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Prospective series of… CONTINUE READING
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