Cold ischemic time is critical in outcomes of expanded criteria donor renal transplantation.

@article{Kim2013ColdIT,
  title={Cold ischemic time is critical in outcomes of expanded criteria donor renal transplantation.},
  author={Suh Min Kim and Sanghyun Ahn and Sang Il Min and Daedo Park and Taejin Park and Seung Kee Min and Sang Joon Kim and Jongwon Ha},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          132-9
        }
}
The outcomes of expanded criteria donor (ECD) kidneys have been reported to be inferior compared with standard criteria donor (SCD) kidneys. However, the graft survival rate of ECD is not so inferior to SCD in Korea. The purposes of this study were to compare the outcomes of ECD kidneys with SCD kidneys and identify the influencing factors. We retrospectively studied 143 deceased donor transplants from August 2006 to June 2010. The patients were divided into SCD (n = 117) and ECD (n = 26) by… CONTINUE READING

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