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Excellent Outcome of Renal Transplantation Using Single Kidneys in Old Recipients

E Bertoni, A Rosati, M Zanazzi, L Di Maria, P Becherelli, M Gallo, M Salvadori

Ann Transplant 2004; 9(2): 25-26

ID: 8673

Aim of this monocentric study is to compare the outcome of 101 renal transplants performed in patients older than 55 years with single kidney retrieved from donors older than 50 years, with 263 transplants performed in patients younger than 55 years transplanted with young kidneys. Delayed graft function (DGF) had similar incidence (24 vs 23%). Acute rejections (AR) were fewer in younger recipients without statistical significance. A 6-month serum creatinine

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