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Does cadaveric donor renal transplantation ever provide better outcomes than live-donor renal transplantation?

Authors
  • Mandal, Aloke K
  • Snyder, Jon J
  • Gilbertson, David T
  • Collins, Allan J
  • Silkensen, John R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transplantation Journal
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Feb 27, 2003
Volume
75
Issue
4
Pages
494–500
Identifiers
PMID: 12605117
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The elderly recipient with an imminent LRT should never be offered CRT. A combination of recipient and donor factors can make CRT preferable to LRT in younger patients.

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