1) Recognise who is eligible for renal transplantation
2) List the ways in which donor kidneys may be sourced
3) Consider long term outcomes for living kidney donors
4) List the potential medical and surgical complications of renal transplant surgery
5) Recognise how patients who have received a renal transplant should be managed long term.
William D Carey, MD and Dr Kirsten Patrick
William D Carey, MD and Dr Kirsten Patrick
William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Kirsten Patrick is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London.
We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.
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