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Kidneys from donors after cardiac death provide survival benefit.

Abstract:

The continuing shortage of kidneys for transplantation requires major efforts to expand the donor pool. Donation after cardiac death (DCD) increases the number of available kidneys, but it is unknown whether patients who receive a DCD kidney live longer than patients who remain on dialysis and wait for a conventional kidney from a brain-dead donor (DBD). This observational cohort study included all 2575 patients who were registered on the Dutch waiting list for a first kidney transplant betwe...

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10.1681/asn.2009121203

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Snoeijs, MG More by this author
Schaubel, DE More by this author
Hoitsma, AJ More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN
Volume:
21
Issue:
6
Pages:
1015-1021
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1533-3450
ISSN:
1046-6673
URN:
uuid:33ad1cf4-e36b-4cd2-be35-e089729739a1
Source identifiers:
190722
Local pid:
pubs:190722

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