Tests Before Kidney Transplantation
In related donors the chance of the same tissue type is much higher than in the case of unrelated donor or cadaver donor. The aim of tissue matching is to try and match a donor kidney (related or cadaver) as closely to your tissue type as possible. A good match gives the best results in the long term for the kidney to function without getting rejected.
The Cross Match Test
The above two tests are followed by cross matching test. Even when the
Kidney Transplantation - References
- Smith’s General Urology (15th Edition)
- Emil A. Tanagho, MD and Jack W. McAninch, MD
- The McGraw- Hill Companies
- Kidney transplant - (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003005.htm)
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