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Renal transplantation at the university of Colorado

Marchioro, TL and Terasaki, PI and Hutchison, DE and Brettschneider, L and Cerilli, GJ and Groth, CG and Starzl, TE (1967) Renal transplantation at the university of Colorado. Transplantation, 5 (4). 831 - 836. ISSN 0041-1337

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Abstract

From March 1962 to April 1963, 118 patients were treated with renal transplantation, 3 with kidneys from identical twins, 9 with cadaveric homografts, and 106 with homografts from volunteer donors. Sixty-two of the patients are still alive after nine months to almost five years. The only completely satisfactory group was that of the identical twin recipients. The results after homotransplantation have not materially improved during this time despite the acquisition of increased experience, adjustments of timing and dosage of azathioprine and prednisone, and attempts to identify biologically suitable donors in advance of operation by tissue typing. It is suggested that an impasse has been reached, beyond which further reduction in mortality and morbidity will depend primarily upon the effective application of new immunosuppressive techniques. © 1967 by The Williams and Wilkins Co.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Marchioro, TL
Terasaki, PI
Hutchison, DE
Brettschneider, L
Cerilli, GJ
Groth, CG
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 January 1967
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Transplantation
Volume: 5
Number: 4
Page Range: 831 - 836
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0041-1337
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062124528, Starzl CV No. 141
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:01
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2019 13:57
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3527

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