Living-related kidney donation.

J. J. Wynn, J. E. Barnett, L. L. Mulloy, M. Jagadessan, A. L. Humphries

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Living renal donation is an effective means to expand the organ donor pool and allow more transplants to be performed at greater convenience for the recipient and with greater long-term success. Risks to the recipient appear to be minimal as long as careful donor screening is employed. Living donation has been implemented in extra-renal transplantation more recently. While the experience is limited so far, living donation is likely to remain an important option for liver and lung recipients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Medical Association of Georgia
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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