Living kidney donation: Outcomes, ethics, and uncertainty

P.P. Reese, Neil Boudville, A.X. Garg

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    © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Since the first living-donor kidney transplantation in 1954, more than half a million living kidney donations have occurred and research has advanced knowledge about long-term donor outcomes. Donors in developed countries have a similar life expectancy and quality of life as healthy non-donors. Living kidney donation is associated with an increased risk of end-stage renal disease, although this outcome is uncommon (
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2003-2013
    JournalThe Lancet
    Issue number9981
    Publication statusPublished - 2015


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