Management of older patients following solid organ transplantation

  title={Management of older patients following solid organ transplantation},
  author={Roller-Wirnsberger Re and Wirnsberger Gh},
Due to a continuous expansion of transplantation registers, such as the old-for-old program in Europe, the number of older patients treated with transplantation is increasing. At the same time the perioperative survival rates show a clear increase even in this patient collective (older than 65 years); therefore, the probability that the care of older patients after organ transplantation will be undertaken in the routine practice increases. This article describes the medical characteristics of… CONTINUE READING

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