October 1980

En Bloc Excision of Cadaver Kidneys for Transplantation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.

Arch Surg. 1980;115(10):1238-1241. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1980.01380100080020

• A method for the excision of human cadaver kidneys for transplantation is described that features en bloc removal with preservation of all vessels, in situ cooling, and rapid preparation of well-dissected organs for transplantation.

(Arch Surg 115:1238-1241, 1980)