R. Goldman, M.D., F.A.C.P.; C. E. Reeve, M.D.; D. C. Martin, M.D.; H. C. Gonick, M.D., F.A.C.P.; J. J. Kaufman, M.D.; M. E. Rubini, M.D., F.A.C.P.; M. M. Mims, M.D.; W. E. Goodwin, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Ninety-four renal homotransplants have been performed at the UCLA and Los Angeles Veterans Administration Hospitals since January 1964; 47 from living donors (LD) and 47 from cadaver donors (CD). Patients were selected according to the usual criteria and were divided into the two groups depending on the availability of a suitable donor. Because of this the average age of the CD group (36.2 years) was greater than that of the LD group (27.5 years). Most of the LD group underwent bilateral nephrectomy at the time of transplant, while the CD group did not. Otherwise, operative technique, posttransplant treatment, and follow-up
R. Goldman, C. E. Reeve, D. C. Martin, H. C. Gonick, J. J. Kaufman, M. E. Rubini, et al. Kidney Transplantation: A Comparison of Results Using Cadaver and Related Living Donors.. Ann Intern Med. 1968;68:1180–1181. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-5-1180_2
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(5):1180-1181.
Nephrology, Renal Replacement Therapy.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use