Cadaver kidney

Cadaver kidney

A kidney from a brain-dead organ donor used for purposes of kidney transplantation.
Mentioned in: Nephrectomy
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Removing these patients from the national waiting list for a cadaver kidney allows other patients on the list to move up higher and increase their chances of receiving a kidney.
Several studies indicate that guilt and shame may be experienced in cadaver kidney, liver, heart and lung transplant recipients (15,16), however, to our knowledge, there are no research studies regarding the emotional response in hemodialysis patients as well as in recipient and living-donor candidates.
Adding to the magic of the moment, doctors told of a cadaver kidney that had become available for the elder Furuya, a 61-year-old software engineer, who had made his way to the top of the transplant waiting list.
With each passing year, the volume of candidates burgeoned and the amount of time spent waiting for a cadaver kidney increased.
Organs are allocated via a computer-generated list of candidates to the local person who is the best match according to the standard UNOS formula for cadaver kidney allocation.
Bayes drew the study population from 174 patients who received cadaver kidney transplants from 1997 to 2002.
When the transplant hospital excises a kidney to provide another hospital, it may use its standard cadaver kidney acquisition charge or its standard detailed departmental charges to bill that hospital.
Rob explained that because Connie's sister couldn't donate her kidney, his wife was now on the list for a cadaver kidney, and that the waiting list was a long one.
In a continuing effort to examine this potentially vulnerable population, this study compares access to cadaver kidney transplantation in 1991 in California based on insurance status.
The expanded donor pool means more kidneys are being transplanted, but also has contributed to a lower success rate of cadaver kidney transplants.
The development of cadaver kidney harvesting techniques expanded the availability of kidneys for transplantation and increased the percentage of successful kidney transplants utilizing a cadaver donor from 56 percent in 1967 to 79 percent in 1987.