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: Flow diagram depicting the screening process for living-related kidney donation at St.
A 44-year-old female underwent living-related kidney transplantation in September 2007.
In this recent study, "Induction Therapy with Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Living-Related Kidney Transplants," patients with end-stage renal disease received infusions of bone-marrow derived autologous mesenchymal stem cells together with either standard-dose or low-dose calcineurin inhibitors (CNI).
Information on 628 Living-Related Kidney Donors at a Single Institution, with Long-term Follow-up in 472 Cases," Transplantation Proceedings 16 (1984): 5-6; John Dunn, Robert Richie, Robert MacDonnell et al.
Hopefully this advancement, with the reduced impact it has on donors and improved transplant precision, will encourage more people to consider living-related kidney donations," remarks Cohen.
Starzl treated his nine living-related kidney transplant patients in a similar fashion.
Since last year, more than 18 livers and 13 living-related kidney transplants have been performed there.
The living donation panel suggested increased used of living-related kidney donation as a means of easing the shortage of kidneys available for transplants.