The impact of recipient demographics on outcomes from living donor kidneys: systematic review and meta-analysis
Background and Aims: Recipient demographics affect outcomes after kidney transplantation. The aim of this study was to assess, for kidneys retrieved from living donors, the effect of recipient sex, ethnicity, and body mass index (BMI) on delayed graft function (DGF) and one-year graft function, incidence of acute rejection (AR), and recipient and graft survivals.
Methods: A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed. EMBASE and MEDLINE database... Expand abstract
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