Kidney transplantation from unrelated donors.

  title={Kidney transplantation from unrelated donors.},
  author={Eytan Mor},
  journal={Current opinion in organ transplantation},
  volume={14 2},
No doubt, despite all efforts to expand legitimate organ donation resources – including the use of kidneys from nonheart-beating donors and establishing paired exchange programs of living donors – the gap between the demand and supply of kidneys will increase. According to the 2007 OPTN/SRTR annual report, the number of new candidates for kidney transplantation in the United States increased steadily from 22 337 in 2001 to 31 495 in 2006 [2]. With annual growth of 8–9% in the number of new… CONTINUE READING