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Risk factors for delayed graft function defined as need for dialysis or failure of creatinine to fall by 10% in the first 24 hours after transplant.

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OBJECTIVES: Delayed graft function after deceased-donor transplant remains a significant clinical problem. The conventional definition of delayed graft function is the requirement of dialysis within the first week after transplant, but this criterion has many problems that have led to many controversies including those of incidence and significance. Therefore, we sought to identify the possible risk factors of delayed graft function and to investigate their effect on short-term graft surviva...

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Journal:
Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
37-41
Publication date:
2008-03-05
EISSN:
2146-8427
ISSN:
1304-0855
URN:
uuid:b852c09b-ddd7-417d-95a4-be7e1ee860dd
Source identifiers:
140856
Local pid:
pubs:140856

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