Results of kidney transplantation from donors after cardiac death.


Confronting the organ donor shortage, many transplant centers around the world increasingly use donors after cardiac death (DCD). Over the past 20 years, follow-up studies in kidney recipients comparing DCD and donors after brain death (DBD) have shown comparable long-term graft function and survival. As a consequence, DCD programs should be continued and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2010.07.055


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