April 19, 2014

Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease Following Live Kidney Donation

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This study compare the risk of developing ESRD in kidney donors to that of similarly screened healthy nondonors (a cohort of NHANES III participants). The results show estimated lifetime risk of ESRD was 90 per 10 000 donors, 326 per 10 000 unscreened nondonors (general population), and 14 per 10 000 healthy nondonors.

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