Double versus single renal allografts from aged donors.

@article{Andrs2000DoubleVS,
  title={Double versus single renal allografts from aged donors.},
  author={A. Torregrosa Andr{\'e}s and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Morales and Juan Carlos Herrero and Manuel Praga and Enrique Morales and Erick M Hern{\'a}ndez and Teresa Agull{\'o} Ortu{\~n}o and Jos{\'e} Luis Rodicio and Miguel A. Mart{\'i}nez and Gabriel Usera and Rafael D{\'i}az and Gustavo Polo and Francisco Abelardo Robles Aguirre and Oscar Leiva},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={69 10},
  pages={2060-6}
}
BACKGROUND The age limit of the cadaver kidney donors is increasing in response to the growing demand for renal transplantation. Simultaneous double kidney transplantation (SDKT) with kidneys obtained from elderly adults has been proposed to increase the transplantation number and improve its results. However, if SDKT is performed when there are no clear indications, a negative effect could be produced on the total number of transplanted patients as both kidneys would be used for only one… CONTINUE READING