EAU guidelines on renal transplantation

TitleEAU guidelines on renal transplantation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsKalble T, Lucan M, Nicita G, Sells R, Burgos Revilla FJ, Wiesel M
JournalEur Urol
Pagination156 - 66
Date PublishedFeb
Accession Number15661409
Keywords*Kidney Transplantation / immunology / methods, Graft Rejection / etiology, Graft Survival, Histocompatibility Testing / methods, Humans, Immunosuppressive Agents / adverse effects, Kidney Failure, Chronic / surgery, Neoplasms / etiology, Patient Selection, Survival Analysis

OBJECTIVES: To produce a guidelines text, on behalf of the European Association of Urology, providing insights in the issues surrounding renal transplantation. METHOD: A group of international experts in renal transplantation carried out a non-structured literature review on available medical databases and urological literature. RESULT: A guideline text is presented providing an overview of key issues involved in the patients' management such as assessment of donors, pre-transplant evaluation, techniques, management, post-transplant care, etc. CONCLUSION: The current text represents a consensus statement developed by a group of international experts in renal transplantation.

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