Donor organ preservation techniques for kidney transplantation

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)

This is a protocol.