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Article
February 1975

Pediatric Cadaver KidneysTheir Use in Renal Transplantation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco.

Arch Surg. 1975;110(2):181-183. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1975.01360080047007
Abstract

Of 350 consecutive cadaver kidney transplants, 32 kidneys from donors aged 1 day to 9 years were transplanted. Our results indicate that, with strict adherence to certain guidelines in kidney procurement and transplantation, pediatric kidneys are excellent donor graft material. In contrast to en bloc transplantation of both kidneys from pediatric donors, each donor can provide kidneys for two recipients. In addition, the transplantation of pediatric kidneys as single units is both simple and safe.

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