The Selection and Investigation of Candidates for Renal Transplantation

  • V. Bonomini
  • A. Vangelista
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 9)


Though renal transplantation is steadily increasing and is often considered the ideal therapy for chronic renal failure, there are many side effects, particularly when the operation is performed using cadaver donors.

A rational clinical and laboratory approach and an accurate selection of the candidates seem to greatly reduce the risk of early and later complications.

In our experience immunologic, clinical and dialytic criteria are the most important parameters in evaluating patient candidacy for inclusion in kidney transplantation programme.


Renal Transplantation Graft Survival Vascular Calcification Cadaver Donor Cadaver Renal Transplantation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Bonomini
    • 1
  • A. Vangelista
    • 1
  1. 1.Nephrology and Dialysis DepartmentS. Orsola University HospitalBolognaItaly

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