STUDY OF THE OUTCOME OF PATIENTS REGISTERED FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT AT SKIMS, A TERTIARY CARE TEACHING HOSPITAL OF NORTH INDIA
G. H. Yatoo*, Ghazala, Mohd Ashraf Bhat and Haroon Rashid
Introduction: Chronic kidney disease is increasingly recognized as a global public health problem. Aim: The study was conducted to find out the outcome of patients undergoing kidney Transplant Surgery at SKIMS. Methods: The outcome was studied by following two groups of patients retrospectively and prospectively and mortality and morbidity factors were noted. Results: The outcome after kidney transplantation was studied in two groups it was observed in retrospective group normal functioning graft was present 73.25% cases in while as in prospective group it was found in 82.85% cases. The mortality rate following transplant was found to be 11.6 % in retrospective group. Discussion: Kidney Transplantation in Treatment for ESRD Kidney transplantation improves long-term survival compared to maintenance dialysis.
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