Paired Kidney Donation: Outcomes, Limitations, and Future Perspectives
Transplantation Proceedings, 08/09/2012
Chkhotua A – According to the existing data, KPD can increase the number of kidney transplants form living donors while providing excellent clinical results. This is also a cost–effective treatment as compared with dialysis and desensitization protocols. However, there are several barriers and limitations of this program. This article analyzed the advantages as well as the drawbacks and shortcomings of paired kidney donation programs.