Does Allograft Size Really Matter in the Long-Term Outcome of Living Donor Kidney Transplantation?


AKOGLU H. , YILDIRIM T. , ELDEM G., YILMAZ R., HAZIROLAN T. , AKI F. T. , ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.47, no.2, pp.363-366, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2014.10.011
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-366

Abstract

Background. Increased allograft mass in living donor kidney transplantation has been recognized as a predictor factor of better short-term allograft function. We evaluated whether donor kidney volume adjusted for recipient body weight is associated with long-term allograft function in living donor kidney transplantation.