Improved cadaveric nephrectomy for kidney transplantation

S. Z. Freed, F. J. Veith, V. Tellis, J. Whittaker, M. L. Gliedman

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There is an improved method for harvesting cadaveric kidneys. This technique features a central approach to the retroperitoneum and provides optimal exposure of the central portions of the renal vessels. The donor kidneys thereby obtained have vessels of a length and condition which are optimal for subsequent transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-103
Number of pages3
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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