Experience with living related donor nephrectomy: Evaluation of 200 cases.

Over a ten year period (1979 to 1989), 200 patients have undergone live donor nephrectomy through a flank extraperitoneal approach without rib resection. The average hospital stay was short and the major complications were negligible. Early graft function was seen in 97% of the cases. Delayed function due to acute tubular necrosis developed in 3%. Urinary… CONTINUE READING