The influence of an angiotensin II antagonist, saralasin, given before donor nephrectomy, on kidney function after transplantation. A controlled prospective study.

@article{Huland1983TheIO,
  title={The influence of an angiotensin II antagonist, saralasin, given before donor nephrectomy, on kidney function after transplantation. A controlled prospective study.},
  author={Hartwig Huland and Hw. Bause and Chris Clausen and N Doehn},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1983},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={139-42}
}
Kidneys from cadaver donors who had been treated during the last 10 min before bilateral nephrectomy with an infusion of 10 micrograms/kg-1/min-1 (Sar1, Val5, Ala8)-angiotensin II had a remarkable, significantly lower percentage of acute renal failure (25%) after renal transplantation than untreated kidneys (58.3%). Anuria was seen in the treated group only… CONTINUE READING