DOI: 10.1590/2175-8239-jbn-2018-0263 View full text |Buy / Rent full text

Abstract: Introduction: Kidney Donor Profile Index (KDPI) has been incorporated in the United States to improve the kidney transplant allocation system. Objectives: To evaluate deceased kidney donors’ profile using KDPI and compare to the previous United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) definition of expanded criteria donors (ECD) and assess the KDPI applicability to predict five-year graft survival and renal function in our sample. Methods: Retrospective cohort of 589 kidney transplants from deceased donors performed… Show more

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