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High-risk donors: Expanding donor criteria

Jordan, ML and Shapiro, R and Vivas, CA and Scantlebury, VP and Corry, RJ and Randhawa, P and Hakala, TR and Starzl, TE (1999) High-risk donors: Expanding donor criteria. Transplantation Proceedings, 31 (1-2 SU). 1401 - 1403. ISSN 0041-1345

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Abstract

Advances in the surgical techniques, preservation solutions, and methods for predicting eventual long-term renal function from expanded donors will be critical in allowing precise selection criteria for kidneys for transplantation, resulting in the optimum use of a scarce and precious resource. Until other options such as xenotransplantation or tissue engineering become realistic, the challenge for the millennium will be to identify which donor organs previously considered suboptimal can be safely used to expand the organ donor pool. © 1999 by Elsevier Science Inc.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Jordan, ML
Shapiro, R
Vivas, CA
Scantlebury, VP
Corry, RJ
Randhawa, P
Hakala, TR
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 December 1999
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Transplantation Proceedings
Volume: 31
Number: 1-2 SU
Page Range: 1401 - 1403
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0041-1345
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062119825, Starzl CV No. 2074
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:35
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2017 05:56
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/5460

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