Long-term (25-year) survival after renal homotransplantation - The world experience

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Transplantation Proceedings, ISSN: 0041-1345, Vol: 22, Issue: 5, Page: 2361 - 2365

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TE Starzl; GPJ Schroter; NJ Hartmann; N Barfield; P Taylor; TL Mangan
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A follow-up is provided for 64 patients treated with renal transplantation at the University of Colorado before 31 March 1964. The 25-year survival was 15/64 (23.4%) and 14 patients (22%) are still alive after 25 1/2 to 27 years. There are 9 other survivors in the world from this era, distributed in 4 American and 2 European centers. All of the 25-year survivors received their grafts from living related donors.