Increasing the donor and recipient pool-expanded criteria in living kidney donors

Transplant Proc. 2013 Apr;45(3):1245-7. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2013.02.025.


To increase the donor and recipient pool in living related renal transplantation, kidneys from expanded criteria living donors are used more frequently to reduce the general problem of organ shortage. This article presents an overview of the current literature concerning this topic to further improve donor selection and transplant decision making.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Kidney Transplantation*
  • Living Donors*