Living Donor Kidney Volume as a Predictor of Graft Function: Is There a Role for Proteinuria?

Akoglu H., Yildirim T., Eldem G., Arik G., Yilmaz R., Kutlugun A. A. , ...Daha Fazla

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, cilt.45, ss.77-81, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background. The proposed mechanism by which nephron underdosing contributes to graft failure is hyperfiltration damage leading to proteinuria and nephron loss. We evaluated whether proteinuria had an impact on the relationship between graft size and outcome in living donor kidney transplantation.