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|Title:||En bloc kidney transplantation from pediatric donor to adult: A single center in Thailand|
Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
|Citation:||Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand. Vol.102, No.2 (2019), S9-S12|
|Abstract:||© JOURNAL OF THE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION OF THAILAND| 2019. Objective: En Bloc Kidney Transplants (EBKT) from pediatric donor have been performed at Ramathibodi Hospital, Thailand since January 2014. We review and report our clinical outcome. Materials and Methods: Retrospective data records between January 2014 to December 2016, 3 cases of EBKT were performed in our hospital. The technique and outcome of EBKT were reviewed. The literature was also reviewed regarding to clinical outcome and indication for EBK. Results: 3 EBKTs were performed between 2014 to 2016. The 1 year graft survival rate was 100%. No surgical complication, delayed graft function, acute rejection episodes were found. There was neither morbidity nor mortality. Conclusion: En Bloc Kidney transplants (EBKT) in our center were safe and with excellent outcome when optimize selected criteria were optimized. EBK could improve the rate of kidney transplants in developing countries.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scopus 2019|
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