Results of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy (LLDN) in extended criteria donors

Matthias Biebl, Thomas Ratschiller, Annemarie Weissenbacher, Robert Öllinger, Claudia Bösmüller, Robert Sucher, Rupert Oberhuber, Johann Pratschke & Walter Mark
Introduction: To asses safety of LLDN and post-transplant graft function of kidneys from extended criteria donors. Materials and methods: Retrospective review of all LLDN between 03/2004 and 10/2009. Side of nephrectomy was determined by renal function and vascular anatomy. Extended criteria[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]