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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 1996  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 157-163
Renal Transplant Experience at King Fahad National Guard Hospital


Department of Medicine and Surgery, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Sameer Huraib
Department of Medicine, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, P.O Box 22490, Riyadh 11426
Saudi Arabia
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Between September 1988 and end of 1995, 170 renal transplantations were performed at the King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh. There were 102 cadaver donor (CAD) and 68 living related donor (LRD) transplants. All patients received triple drug immunosuppression. Patients with delayed graft function received anti-thymocyte globulin instead of cyclosporin until recovery of graft function. The 1,3 and 5 year graft survival was as follows: all transplants 83.5%, 77.6%, 74.7% respectively; LRD transplants, 89.7%, 85.2%, 80.9% respectively; CAD transplants, 81.0%, 72.5%, 70.5% respectively. The commonest cause of graft loss was chronic rejection. The 1,3 and 5 year patient survival was as follows: all transplants, 97.0%, 94.7%, 93.5% respectively; LRD transplants, 98.5%, 97.0%, 95.5% respectively; CAD transplants, 96.0%, 93.0%, 92.0% respectively. The overall results in our center are comparable to those published from other centers in Saudi Arabia and abroad.


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