Cold heparinized lactated Ringers with procaine (HeLP) preservation fluid in 266 living donor kidney transplantations.

@article{Tan2007ColdHL,
  title={Cold heparinized lactated Ringers with procaine (HeLP) preservation fluid in 266 living donor kidney transplantations.},
  author={Henkie P. Tan and Dinesh Vyas and Amit Basu and Parmjeet A Randhawa and Nirav G Shah and Joseph B Donaldson and Amadeo Marcos and Richard L. Simmons and Thomas E. Starzl and Ron L Shapiro},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 8},
  pages={1134-6}
}
Since the 1960s simple inexpensive cold lactated Ringers with additives has been used for short-term cold preservation of kidneys from living donors. We performed 266 living donor kidney transplantations from January 22, 2003 to October 30, 2006. Donor allografts were recovered laparoscopically and flushed with cold heparin, lactated Ringer's and procaine… CONTINUE READING