Machine Perfusion or Cold Storage in Deceased-Donor Kidney Transplantation
Moers, Cyril × Smits, Jacqueline M Maathuis, Mark-Hugo J Treckmann, Juergen van Gelder, Frank Napieralski, Bogdan P van Kasterop-Kutz, Margitta van der Heide, Jaap J. Homan Squifflet, Jean-Paul van Heurn, Ernest Kirste, Guenter R Rahmel, Axel Leuvenink, Henri G. D Paul, Andreas Pirenne, Jacques Ploeg, Rutger J #
Massachusetts medical soc
New england journal of medicine vol:360 issue:1 pages:7-19
BACKGROUND Static cold storage is generally used to preserve kidney allografts from deceased donors. Hypothermic machine perfusion may improve outcomes after transplantation, but few sufficiently powered prospective studies have addressed this possibility.