Historical perspectives in kidney transplantation: an updated review.

  title={Historical perspectives in kidney transplantation: an updated review.},
  author={Badri Shrestha and John Haylor and AndrewT. Raftery},
  journal={Progress in transplantation},
  volume={25 1},
          64-9, 76
The present state of success in kidney transplantation, including its benefits to patients with end-stage renal failure, was achieved through relentless research, both in experimental animal models and human volunteers. Kidney transplantation has evolved during the past century thanks to various milestones in surgical techniques, immunology, immunosuppressive drugs, expansion of donor sources, organ preservation, transplant against immunological barriers (ABO blood group-incompatible and… CONTINUE READING