Donor and Recipient Body Mass Index Correlate with Initial Kidney Graft Function

Annemarie Weißenbacher, Matthias Biebl, Maximilian Jara, Claudia Bösmüller, Johann Pratschke & Robert Öllinger
Introduction: Obesity is a worldwide epidemic. The number of overweight renal transplant recipients and cadaveric donors is increasing. We investigated whether donor and/or recipient body mass index correlate with the occurrence of delayed graft function after kidney transplantation. Materials[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]