Intervention Protocol

Donor organ preservation techniques for kidney transplantation

  1. Colin H Wilson1,*,
  2. John F Asher2,
  3. David Talbot3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Renal Group

Published Online: 16 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007328

How to Cite

Wilson CH, Asher JF, Talbot D. Donor organ preservation techniques for kidney transplantation (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007328. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007328.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, School of Surgery and Reproductive Sciences, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK

  2. 2

    Northern Deanery, General and Transplant Surgery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK

  3. 3

    The Freeman Hospital, The Liver/Renal Unit, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK

*Colin H Wilson, School of Surgery and Reproductive Sciences, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, The Medical School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 4HH, UK. c4moon@doctors.org.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 16 JUL 2008

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

This review aims to look at the benefits and harms of donor organ preservation solutions, HPP and preservation adjuncts for cadaveric kidney transplant recipients. Potential benefits include;

  • Reduced PNF
  • Reduced DGF
  • Improved early kidney function
  • Reduced early graft loss
  • Reduced acute and chronic rejection
  • Improved long term kidney function
  • Reduced long term graft loss (1, 3 and 5 years)