Renal transplantation in high risk patients older than sixty years.

Abstract

Nine patients between the ages of sixty and seventy-one years, with end-stage renal failure, received kidney grafts during a five year period. Five received related donor kidneys and four received cadaver donor kidneys. Six of these patients are still alive--four of the five (80%) with related kidneys and two fo the four (50%) with cadaver kidneys. All six… (More)

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@article{Tersigni1976RenalTI, title={Renal transplantation in high risk patients older than sixty years.}, author={Roberto Tersigni and Carl M. Kjellstrand and Richard L. Simmons and John Najarian}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={1976}, volume={131 6}, pages={648-52} }