Second cadaver kidney transplants: Improved graft survival in secondary kidney transplants using cyclosporin A

J. T. Rosenthal, T. R. Hakala, T. Starzl, S. Iwatsuki, B. W. Shaw

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A total of 42 patients who failed prior renal transplantation underwent repeat cadaveric transplantation cyclosporin A and low dose immunosuppression. Patient survival at 1 year was 100 per cent. Over-all graft survival was 83 per cent at 1 year, which was significantly better than had been obtained previously in this high risk group. Repeat cadaver transplantation with cyclosporin A is safe and offers those who have failed previous transplantation an opportunity for existence free of dialysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-18
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Urology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984


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  • Urology

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