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The deceased donor score system in kidney transplants from deceased donors after cardiac death.

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SUMMARY: A clinical score to identify kidneys from donors after cardiac death (DCD) with a high risk of dysfunction following transplantation could be a useful tool to guide the introduction of new algorithms for the preservation of these organs and improve their outcome after transplantation. We investigated whether the deceased donor score (DDS) system could identify DCD kidneys with higher risk of early post-transplant dysfunction. The DDS was validated in a cohort of 168 kidney transplan...

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Plata-Munoz, JJ More by this author
Vazquez-Montes, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Fuggle, SV More by this author
Journal:
Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
131-139
Publication date:
2010-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-2277
ISSN:
0934-0874
URN:
uuid:06d52739-f291-48fc-b3a9-dcf21ffc9bbd
Source identifiers:
140376
Local pid:
pubs:140376

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