Therapeutic interventions favorably influencing delayed and slow graft function in kidney transplantation: mission impossible?

@article{Peeters2008TherapeuticIF,
  title={Therapeutic interventions favorably influencing delayed and slow graft function in kidney transplantation: mission impossible?},
  author={Patrick Peeters and Raymond Camille Vanholder},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2008},
  volume={85 7 Suppl},
  pages={S31-7}
}
Dialyzed delayed graft function (DGF) and nondialyzed slow graft function (SGF) both determine a large portion of the negative impact on patient and graft survival, on early acute rejection incidence, on tubulointerstitial fibrosis/tubular atrophy, and on graft function. In an era where expanded-criteria donors, including older donors, and non-heart beating donors are used to overcome organ shortage, the long-term results of kidney transplantation are influenced by the events occurring within… CONTINUE READING

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