|Title||Implications of excess weight on kidney donation: Long-term consequences of donor nephrectomy in obese donors|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Authors||Serrano OK, Sengupta B, Bangdiwala A, Vock DM, Dunn TB, Finger EB, Pruett TL, Matas AJ, Kandaswamy R|
Background: An elevated body mass index (>30 kg/m2) has been a relative contraindication for living kidney donation; however, such donors have become more common. Given the association between obesity and development of diabetes, hypertension, and end-stage renal disease, there is concern about the long-term health of obese donors.
|Notify Library Reference ID||4940|