Death with functioning graft in living donor kidney transplantation: analysis of risk factors.


BACKGROUND Death with a functioning graft (DWF) has been reported as a major cause of graft loss after renal transplantation. It has been reported to occur in 9-30%. METHODS From March 1976 to January 2002, a total of 1400 living donor renal transplants were performed in our center. Out of 257 reported deaths among our patients, 131 recipients died with… (More)


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