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Mid- and Long-Term Health Risks in Living Kidney Donors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

O'Keeffe, Linda M; Ramond, Anna; Oliver-Williams, Clare; Willeit, Peter; Paige, Ellie; Trotter, Patrick; Evans, Jonathan; Wadström, Jonas; Nicholson, Michael; Collett, Dave; Di Angelantonio, Emanuele

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Abstract Background: Long-term health risks for adults who donate kidneys are unclear. Purpose: To summarize evidence about mid- and long-term health risks associated with living kidney donation in adults. Data Sources: PubMed, Embase, Scopus, and PsycINFO without language restriction from April 1964 to July 2017. Study Selection: Observational studies with at least 1 year of follow-up that compared health outcomes in adult living kidney donors versus nondonor populations. Data...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164859
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine
DOI: 10.7326/M17-1235

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