living donor


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living donor

One who donates an organ or tissue while he or she is still living. Living donors must be healthy and antigenically matched to the recipient.
See also: donor
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In the University of Michigan-based Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, a total of 4,608 nondiabetics aged less than 18 years received renal transplants (2,658 from living donors and 1,950 from cadavers) during 1992-1999.
Participants who personally knew a transplant recipient reported greater willingness to act as a potential non-directed living donor (t[147] = 3.
Around one in three people who opt to be a living donor are not a suitable match for their loved one.
Efforts to make greater use of living donors need not be mutually exclusive, because each of the potential ways of addressing the problem has its own set of issues, Dr.
The revised requirements address specific information the IDA must discuss with the potential living donor regarding psychosocial evaluation and medical evaluation.
There were 27 living donor transplants in 2011, while 165 kidneys were donated from deceased patients.
Gender imbalance and outcomes in living donor renal transplantation in the United States.
1995 First living donor lung lobe transplant in UK.
To find out more about living kidney donations contact Jen Lumsdaine, living donor co-ordinator, on 0131 242 1703.
But with the number of people experiencing renal failure in Wales continuing to grow - there is expected to be an explosion of such patients in the coming decades - it is imperative that the pool of cadaveric and living donors is increased to meet present and future demand.
He even discussed the price they would need to pay - around 200,000 rupees or about pounds 3,000 - for an organ from a living donor in India on his first meeting with the pair at his surgery in Coventry, the hearing was told.
Mr Martin said Dr Makkar claimed he could arrange the transplant for the ``father'' using a living donor in the UK or overseas.