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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 74-76

Can deceased donor with recurrent primary brain tumor donate kidneys for transplantation?


Department of Urology, Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Centre, Institute of Transplant Sciences (IKDRC-ITS), Ahmedabad, India

Correspondence Address:
Suresh Kumar
Department of Urology, Institute of Kidney Disease and Research Centre, Institute of Transplant Sciences (IKDRC-ITS), Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad - 380 016, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.173104

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Kidney transplantation from deceased donors is in its infancy in India. Cadaver organ donation was accepted legally in 1994 by the “Human Organs Transplantation Act.” Marginal donors are now accepted by many centers for kidney transplantation. We report a case of procurement of both kidneys from a young deceased donor having recurrent primary brain tumor, transplanted into two adult recipients with successful outcome.


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