Marginal Donors in Renal Transplantation.

  title={Marginal Donors in Renal Transplantation.},
  author={Birkan Bozkurt and Mehmet Kılıç},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={47 5},
BACKGROUND Kidney transplantation is the therapy of choice for a patient with end-stage renal disease. Although the number of patients with end-stage renal disease is in constant increase, the total number of renal transplants stays almost the same. METHODS This gap between wait-listed patients for transplantation and the limited number of donations has forced transplant centers to consider kidneys normally refused for transplantation. This so-called expended criteria or marginal donors… CONTINUE READING
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