Futility Versus Acceptability of the Use of Grafts Taken From End of Line in the National Organ-Sharing Network

Soyer V., Koc S., Onur A., SARICI K. B. , KAYAALP C., IŞIK B., ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.47, no.5, pp.1257-1261, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2015.04.067
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1257-1261


Background. The number of suitable donors for organ transplantation is limited in many countries. This limitation can be overcome with the use of organs removed from marginal donors (expanded-criteria donors [ECDs]). We examined the long-term results of 187 patients who underwent marginal cadaveric liver transplantation in our institution.