Living kidney donors ages 70 and older: recipient and donor outcomes.

@article{Berger2011LivingKD,
  title={Living kidney donors ages 70 and older: recipient and donor outcomes.},
  author={Jonathan C. Berger and Abimereki D Muzaale and Nathan T. James and Mohammed N. Hoque and Jacqueline M. Garonzik Wang and Robert R. Montgomery and Allan B Massie and Erin Carlyle Hall and Dorry L Segev},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 12},
  pages={
          2887-93
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The profound organ shortage has resulted in longer waiting times and increased mortality for those awaiting kidney transplantation. Consequently, patients are turning to older living donors. It is unclear if an upper age limit for donation should exist, both in terms of recipient and donor outcomes. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS In the United States, 219 healthy adults aged ≥70 have donated kidneys at 80 of 279 transplant centers. Competing risks… CONTINUE READING

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