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      The Role of Splenectomy in Cadaveric Renal Transplantation

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          We analyzed 50 consecutive cadaver renal transplants to ascertain what benefit, if any, accrued from pre-transplantation splenectomy. Because antithymocyte globulin was administered in a random fashion to some patients, its effects were also analyzed. Recipient modification with either modality enhanced graft survival in first transplants when compared to no modification (splenectomy versus no modification 62 versus 27%, p = 0.06; ATG versus modification 75 versus 27%, p = 0.01). The collective experience with splenectomy, its rationale, and its complications are discussed.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1981
          1981
          02 December 2008
          : 27
          : 4-5
          : 273-277
          Affiliations
          Renal Section, Department of Medicine, and Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill., USA
          Article
          182067 Nephron 1981;27:273–277
          10.1159/000182067
          7022244
          © 1981 S. Karger AG, Basel

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