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Histologic Score for Evaluating a Donor Kidney Prior to Transplantation

Purpose:

To evaluate histologic features of a biopsy from a donor kidney prior to transplantation using the score of Remuzzi et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

other testing, selection

ICD-10:

N18.0

Description:

Remuzzi et al used a histologic score to evaluate a potential donor kidney prior to transplantation. This is used to help decide whether to place one or both of the kidneys, or to reject the donation. The authors are from multiple hospitals in Italy.

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