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Adult Donor Kidney Evaluation

Purpose:

To evaluate the donor of a cadaver kidney prior to transplantation using the score of Nyberg et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, other testing

ICD-10:

Z94.0

Description:

Nyberg et al developed a score for evaluating the donor of a cadaver kidney prior to transplantation. These can help to identify a kidney of marginal quality. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic and University of Minnesota.

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