Improving results of renal transplantation with the use of elderly donors: the Budapest experience.

@article{Vgs2005ImprovingRO,
  title={Improving results of renal transplantation with the use of elderly donors: the Budapest experience.},
  author={G V{\'e}gs{\"o} and Zs M{\'a}th{\'e} and Antal P{\'e}ter and Ferenc Perner and Jen{\"o} J{\'a}ray and R{\'o}bert Mikl{\'o}s Langer},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={4225-7}
}
The use of elderly donors has become a necessity with the increasing demand for deceased donor organs resulting in transplant centers worldwide expanding their donor criteria. We, therefore, thought it appropriate to review our experience using elderly (>60 years) brain-dead donors for kidney transplantation. We investigated the influence of donor parameters on early graft function and survival. A retrospective comparative analysis of three periods was performed: 1994 to 1998 (P1) n = 40; 1999… CONTINUE READING