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Hypoxia protects human renal proximal tubular epithelial cells from cyctotoxic immunosuppressant medications and reperfusion injury in a model of kidney preservation

  • P. Daly
  • D. A. Healy
  • R. E. Power
  • N. G. Docherty
  • J. M. Fitzpatrick
  • R. W. G. Watson
Session 2: 16.10 – 18.00
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Conclusions

Exposure of HK-2 cells to reperfusion may predispose them to further injury and death by immunosuppressants.This implies that pre-conditioning at the time of retrieval may prevent subsequent injury and thus DGF.

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© Springer 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Daly
    • 1
  • D. A. Healy
    • 1
  • R. E. Power
    • 1
  • N. G. Docherty
    • 1
  • J. M. Fitzpatrick
    • 1
  • R. W. G. Watson
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Surgery, Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical SciencesUCD, BelfieldDublin

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