Successful extrarenal transplantation from non-heart-beating donors.

@article{Dalessandro1995SuccessfulET,
  title={Successful extrarenal transplantation from non-heart-beating donors.},
  author={Anthony M D'alessandro and RobertM. Hoffmann and Stuart J Knechtle and Devin Eckhoff and Robert W B Love and Munci Kalayoglu and Hans W Sollinger and Folkert O. Belzer},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1995},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={
          977-82
        }
}
The current organ shortage has made utilization of organs from less-than-ideal donors more common. Although several transplant centers use kidneys from non-heart-beating donors (NHBDs), there has been reluctance to extend the use of these donors to extrarenal organs. Of the 130 donors referred to our organ procurement organization between January 1993 and May 1994, 16 (12.3%) were NHBDs. Organ retrieval from 10 of these resulted in extrarenal donation, 5 resulted in renal donation only, and 1… CONTINUE READING
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