Sensitivity of expanded-criteria donor kidneys to cold ischaemia time.

  title={Sensitivity of expanded-criteria donor kidneys to cold ischaemia time.},
  author={Thomas Charles Duffin Johnston and Leroy R. Thacker and Hoonbae Jeon and Bruce A Lucas and Dinesh Ranjan},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  volume={18 Suppl 12},
UNLABELLED The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), working in conjunction with organ procurement organizations and transplant programmes, has recently defined a class of cadaver kidney grafts for special allocation procedures to enhance utilization of those organs. The criteria defining these expanded-criteria donor (ECD) kidneys are donor age > or = 60 yr or donor age between 50 and 59 yr plus two of the following characteristics: donor history of cerebrovascular accident (CVA), donor… CONTINUE READING


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