Long-term success with double pediatric cadaver donor renal transplants.

@article{Schneider1983LongtermSW,
  title={Long-term success with double pediatric cadaver donor renal transplants.},
  author={Joseph R. Schneider and David E. Sutherland and Richard L. Simmons and David S. Fryd and J. Najarian},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={197 4},
  pages={439-42}
}
Many institutions are reluctant to use pediatric cadaver kidneys for transplantation because of a fear of an increased risk of technical complications or because these grafts leave the recipient with a relatively small amount of functioning renal tissue. From 1971 to 1981 the authors performed 21 double pediatric cadaver donor renal transplants. Eleven of… CONTINUE READING