Comparison of outcomes of hand-assisted laparoscopic to open donor nephrectomy for pediatric recipients.

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The purpose of this study is to compare the outcome of pediatric recipients of kidneys procured using a hand-assisted laparoscopic (HALDN group) to an open technique (ODN group). Twenty-eight patients ≤18 yr old (HALDN group) were compared with 17 patients (ODN group). The serum creatinine for HALDN and ODN groups at discharge were 0.93 ± 0.48 and 0.94 ± 0… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/petr.12082

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@article{Baron2013ComparisonOO, title={Comparison of outcomes of hand-assisted laparoscopic to open donor nephrectomy for pediatric recipients.}, author={Pedro W. Baron and Jaysson Brooks and D. Duane Baldwin and Drew Cutler and Arputharaj Higgins Kore and Arvand Elihu and Michael E. de Vera and Shobha Sahney}, journal={Pediatric transplantation}, year={2013}, volume={17 4}, pages={374-9} }