Medical evaluation of the living donor

Book Section

Living donor kidney transplants constitute between 10% and 50% of annual kidney transplant volume worldwide. This chapter presents the history of living donation through the modern-day approach to living donation, with a focus on evolving paradigms of what constitutes an acceptable donor, approaches to immunologic and biological incompatibility, and nonmedical considerations in the living donor workup and recovery.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ellis, MJ; Collins, BH; Ezekian, B; Knechtle, SJ

Published Date

  • January 1, 2019

Book Title

  • Kidney Transplantation - Principles and Practice

Start / End Page

  • 104 - 114

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780323531863

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/B978-0-323-53186-3.00007-3

Citation Source

  • Scopus