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.
KeywordsHuman Leukocyte Antigen Interstitial Lung Disease Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Acute Tubular Necrosis Cold Ischemia Time
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