Renal and cardiac assessment of living kidney donor candidates

Nature Reviews Nephrology 13, 420 (2017). doi:10.1038/nrneph.2017.43 Authors: Ngan N. Lam, Krista L. Lentine &Amit X. Garg Living kidney donation provides the best therapeutic outcomes for eligible patients with end-stage renal disease. To ensure suitability for living kidney donation, donor candidates undergo a thorough medical, surgical, and psychosocial evaluation by a multidisciplinary transplant assessment team. Numerous guidelines are available to assist clinicians
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