De första njurbytena mellan två skandinaviska länder är gjorda

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  • Tommy Andersson, Lund University
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  • Lars Wennberg, Karolinska Universitetssjukhus
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  • Per Lindnér, Transplant Institute, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Göteborg, Göteborg, Sweden.
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  • Ilse Duus Weinreich
  • Karin Skov
  • Claus Bistrup, Odense Universitetshospital

This article describes the Scandinavian expansion of the previously described kidney exchange program STEP, and the first two exchanges that were performed between two Scandinavian countries late in 2019. All surgical procedures were performed simultaneously and/or coordinated at different hospitals in Scandinavia and the kidney grafts were transported between the participating units. Four weeks after surgery, all recipients had a good and stable kidney function and all donors had recovered.

Translated title of the contributionThe first kidney exchanges between two Scandinavian countries have been performed
Original languageSwedish
JournalLakartidningen
Volume117
Number of pages3
ISSN0023-7205
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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