Abstract • A method for the excision of human cadaver kidneys for transplantation is described that features en bloc removal with preservation of all vessels, in situ cooling, and rapid preparation of well-dissected organs for transplantation. (Arch Surg 115:1238-1241, 1980) References 1. Ackermann JR, Snell ME: Cadaveric renal transplantation: A technique for donor kidney removal . Br J Urol 40:515-521, 1968.Crossref 2. Garcia-Rinaldi R, et al: In situ preservation of cadaver kidneys for transplantation . Ann Surg 182:576-584, 1975.Crossref 3. Linke CA, et al: Cadaver donor nephrectomy . Urology 6:133-138, 1975.Crossref 4. Merkel FK, Jonasson O, Bergan JJ: Procurement of cadaver donor organs: Eviseration technique . Transplant Proc 4:585-589, 1972.
Archives of Surgery – American Medical Association
Published: Oct 1, 1980