The Selection and Investigation of Candidates for Renal Transplantation
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.
KeywordsRenal Transplantation Graft Survival Vascular Calcification Cadaver Donor Cadaver Renal Transplantation
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