Complications of kidney transplantation with grafts from expanded criteria donors

@article{Barba2012ComplicationsOK,
  title={Complications of kidney transplantation with grafts from expanded criteria donors},
  author={J J Manche{\~n}o Barba and Juan Javier Zudaire and Jos{\'e} Robles and David T. Rosell and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Berian and Ignacio Pascual},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={893-899}
}
The limited availability of kidneys for transplantation has been addressed by expanding the criteria for allowing a donor kidney to be transplanted, but this tendency may cause suboptimal kidneys to be implanted and could be associated with greater risk of complications. A retrospective study of 407 kidney transplantations was done to compare complications of transplantation with non-expanded (n = 244) and expanded criteria donors (n = 163). Expanded criteria donors were donors older than 60… CONTINUE READING