En bloc kidney transplantation from a 24 month-old donor to
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Paediatric kidney transplantation into adult recipients is a well-recognised technique. However, there are different opinions regarding two methods of transplantation. These two opinions are single kidney transplantation (SKT) and en bloc kidney transplantation (EBKT) from donors up to 20 kg. This article reports the first successful en bloc kidney transplantation from a small, paediatric donor into an adult recipient in our institution and discussing the appropriate recent literature regarding possible concerns using this technique. Despite the fact that paediatric donors are uncommon and surgical experiences are limited, en bloc kidney transplantation can be performed successfully and could be used to expand the donor pool...

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