Definition of chronic kidney disease after uninephrectomy in living donors: what are the implications?

@article{Barri2010DefinitionOC,
  title={Definition of chronic kidney disease after uninephrectomy in living donors: what are the implications?},
  author={Yousri M Barri and Tom Parker and Yahya Daoud and Richard J. Glassock},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={575-80}
}
BACKGROUND Living kidney transplant donors generally have a favorable renal functional outcome postuninephrectomy, but concern remains that a reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR) postuninephrectomy might have harmful effects. This study examines the short-term (3 months) effect of donor nephrectomy on GFR and the occurrence of stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) postuninephrectomy. METHODS The prevalence of stage 3 CKD (Kidney Disease Quality Outcome Initiative [GFR<60 mL/min/1.73 m… CONTINUE READING
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