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Live donor transplantation in Sweden and other Nordic countries with emphasis on the benefits of the procedure

  • G. Tufveson
  • J. Wadström
  • A. Berstzel
  • I. Fehrman-Ekholm
  • M. Madsen
  • G. Tyden
Part of the Transplantation and Clinical Immunology book series (TRAC, volume 30)

Abstract

I, Gunnar Tufveson, as the first author, take all the responsibility for a ‘pro’ attitude towards live-donor kidney transplantation because it is my firm belief that the procedure is highly beneficial both for the patients and the donors.

Keywords

Live Donor Nordic Country Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Kidney Donor Live Donor Transplantation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Tufveson
  • J. Wadström
  • A. Berstzel
  • I. Fehrman-Ekholm
  • M. Madsen
  • G. Tyden

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