Orthotopic kidney transplantation

Bulang He

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapterpeer-review


This chapter describes an option of kidney transplantation in the orthotopic region. The indications, surgical techniques and long-term patient and graft outcomes are presented by the literature review. The application of laparoscopic technique for orthotopic kidney transplantation is also introduced via the live animal model. This technique may be employed for human orthotopic kidney transplantation in the near future after the proficiency is improved.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKidney transplantation, bioengineering and regeneration
Subtitle of host publicationkidney transplantation in the regenerative medicine era
EditorsGiuseppe Orlando, Giuseppe Remuzzi, David Williams
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherAcademic press, NY, USA
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780128018361
ISBN (Print)9780128017340
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jul 2017


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