Donor Biopsy and Kidney Transplant Outcomes: An Analysis Using the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) Database

Transplantation. 84: 1399-1405, 2007 –

Although the degree of glomerulosclerosis on pretransplant donor biopsy is one criterion used in the decision to accept a deceased donor kidney, its relationship with graft survival remains controversial. This study compared graft survival with the degree of glomerulosclerosis found on donor biopsy. We also examined the agreement in degree of glomerulosclerosis between paired kidneys.

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