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Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 398–399 | Cite as

Successful living-related renal transplantation in an adolescent with Down syndrome

  • Vidar O. Edvardsson
  • Bruce A. Kaiser
  • Martin S. Polinsky
  • H. Jorge Baluarte
Letter to the Editors

Key words

Down syndrome Renal transplantation 

References

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Copyright information

© IPNA 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vidar O. Edvardsson
    • 1
  • Bruce A. Kaiser
    • 1
  • Martin S. Polinsky
    • 1
  • H. Jorge Baluarte
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology Temple University School of MedicineSt. Christopher's Hospital for ChildrenPhiladelphiaUSA

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