Indications for Renal Transplantation

  • Deepak Mital

Most patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are candidates for renal transplantation. ESRD is defined as a creatinine clearance <20ml/min. Patients are maintained on either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. If a living donor is available, the patient may receive a “preemptive” transplant without ever starting dialysis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deepak Mital
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  1. 1.University Transplant Program, Department of General Surgery, Section of Abdominal TransplantationRush Medical College of Rush University, Rush University Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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