The association of pretransplant native nephrectomy with decreased renal allograft rejection

Fred Sanfilippo, William K. Vaughn, Everett K. Spees

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Abstract

Analysis of 2808 first and 823 second or subsequent cadaveric renal allograft recipients transplanted between June 1977 and July 1982 as part of the Southeastern Organ Procurement Foundation (SEOPF) Prospective Study was performed to determine the influence of pretransplant bilateral native nephrectomy (BNN) on graft and patient outcome. A highly significant increase in overall graft survival was associated with BNN in first transplant recipients (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-260
Number of pages5
JournalTransplantation
Volume37
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transplantation
  • Immunology

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    Sanfilippo, F., Vaughn, W. K., & Spees, E. K. (1984). The association of pretransplant native nephrectomy with decreased renal allograft rejection. Transplantation, 37(3), 256-260.