TITLE

Report card on renal transplantation

AUTHOR(S)
Geddes, Colin C.; Cardella, Carl J.
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 4, p539
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses renal transplantation and its benefits and shortcomings as compared with dialysis for patients with end-stage renal failure. History of renal transplantation and the barriers which were overcome in making it practical; Problems and benefits of transplantation; Conclusions about transplantation and outlook for improving patient survival and organ donation rates.
ACCESSION #
2814809

 

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