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The living donor for kidney transplantation: a review of 100 consecutive donors

  • P. John
  • M. S. A. Kumar
  • M. Samhan
  • G. M. Abouna
Part of the Developments in Surgery book series (DISU, volume 5)

Abstract

The use of living related donors for transplantation was first carried out in Boston and in Paris in the early 1950’s (1). Most of these transplants were between monozygotic twins and this procedure proved highly successful and the final results gave satisfaction to both donor and recipient as well as the whole family.

Keywords

Renal Artery Living Donor Small Cyst Donor Nephrectomy Simple Cyst 
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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. John
  • M. S. A. Kumar
  • M. Samhan
  • G. M. Abouna

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