Is a High Body Mass Index Still a Risk Factor for Complications of Donor Nephrectomy?

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BACKGROUND AND AIM The incidence of obesity is increasing all around the world and Turkey is no exception. In Turkey, 80.1% of all kidney transplants performed in 2013 were living donor kidney transplants. In this study we compare the early postoperative complications of living kidney donors with a body mass index (BMI) over 30 to those with BMIs under 30… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2015.04.061

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@article{Uuz2015IsAH, title={Is a High Body Mass Index Still a Risk Factor for Complications of Donor Nephrectomy?}, author={Aysun Hatice Uğuz and Mustafa Gokhan Unsal and Omer Vedat Unalp and Taylan Ozgur Sezer and Ayg{\"u}l Çeltİk and Murat Celal Sozbilen and H{\"u}seyin Toz and C{\"u}neyt Hoşçoşkun}, journal={Transplantation proceedings}, year={2015}, volume={47 5}, pages={1291-3} }