Outcome of living unrelated (commercial) renal transplantation

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Sever M., Kazancioglu R., Yildiz A., Turkmen A., Ecder T., Kayacan S., ...More

KIDNEY INTERNATIONAL, vol.60, no.4, pp.1477-1483, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1523-1755.2001.00951.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1477-1483
  • Keywords: organ transplant, end-stage renal disease, transplant ethics, cadaveric organ donation, living unrelated transplantation, KIDNEY-TRANSPLANTATION, HIGH MORTALITY, ORGAN DONATION, RECIPIENTS, DONORS, COMPLICATIONS, COUNTRIES
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background. Due to inadequate cadaveric and living related organ supply, many end-stage renal disease patients go to Third World countries for commercial transplantation, although the high risk of complications is well established and ethical arguments debate this practice.