Successful transplantation of 50 single unit pediatric kidneys ages 11 to 48 months into adult recipients.

@article{Jacoby1992SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful transplantation of 50 single unit pediatric kidneys ages 11 to 48 months into adult recipients.},
  author={Karl Sigismund Jacoby and H. Robert Lippman and C E Hura and L. Mcfarlin and Charles Foster Jones and Lynn H. Banowsky},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={1992},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={
          421-9
        }
}
There is currently an imbalance between the need for cadaveric kidneys for transplantation and the supply. The medical criteria for accepting cadaveric donors are changing and organs that were originally thought to be unacceptable have functioned well. Previous reports have discussed the problems with transplanting pediatric allografts less than 4 years old into adult recipients, and the results have not been encouraging. From 1986 to 1991 a total of 50 kidneys ages 11 to 48 months were… CONTINUE READING

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