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How important is the duration of the brain death period for the outcome in kidney transplantation?

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In kidney transplantation, graft survival using grafts from donation after brain death (DBD) donors is inferior to results after living donation. However, little is known about the effect of the duration of brain death (BDdur) on outcome after transplantation. This is a retrospective Organ Procurement and Transplant Network analysis using kidney donor and recipient data from 1994 to 2006. BDdur was calculated as the period between brain death declaration and aortic cross clamp. Effects of BDd...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
14-20
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1432-2277
ISSN:
0934-0874
URN:
uuid:5b2a6cdb-0d1b-4419-bfe5-4a655f71f94f
Source identifiers:
190922
Local pid:
pubs:190922

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