Kidney Transplant Recipients with Functioning Grafts for More than 15 Years

ÇELTİK A., Alpay N., Celik A., Sezer T. O., Turkmen A., Camsari T., ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.45, no.3, pp.904-907, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2013.02.051
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.904-907
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background. Renal transplantation is the best renal replacement therapy because it significantly improves patient survival. The developments in transplantation and increasing number of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have unmasked long-term complications secondary to immunosuppressive drugs and chronic renal failure.