Kidney grafts from brain dead donors: Inferior quality or opportunity for improvement?

@article{Bos2007KidneyGF,
  title={Kidney grafts from brain dead donors: Inferior quality or opportunity for improvement?},
  author={Eelke M. Bos and Henri G. D. Leuvenink and Harry van Goor and Rutger J Ploeg},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2007},
  volume={72 7},
  pages={797-805}
}
Major improvements in immunosuppressive treatment, surgical techniques, and treatment of post-transplant complications have contributed considerably to improved outcome in renal transplantation over the past decades. Yet, these accomplishments have not led to similar improvements in transplant outcome when the results of living and deceased donors are compared. The enormous demand for donor kidneys has allowed for the increase in acceptance of suboptimal donors. The use of brain dead patients… CONTINUE READING