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The live donor 

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date: 22 February 2020

Introduction 72

Assessment of potential live donors 74

Live donor nephrectomy 80

Long-term donor outcome 84

► Live donor (LD) transplantation is the treatment of choice for most ESRD patients. In comparison to deceased donor (DD) transplantation, LD transplantation has the following advantages:

The procedure can be performed pre-emptively so avoiding dialysis...

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