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.
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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
Goldman R, Reeve CE, Martin DC, Gonick HC, Kaufman JJ, Rubini ME, et al. Kidney Transplantation: A Comparison of Results Using Cadaver and Related Living Donors.. Ann Intern Med. ;68:1180–1181. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-5-1180_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(5):1180-1181.
Nephrology, Renal Replacement Therapy.
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