Transplantation tourism: high risk for the recipients
Yarkın K. Yakupoglu1, Ender Ozden1, Melda Dilek2, Alper Demirbas3, Zelal Adibelli2, Saban Sarikaya1, Tekin Akpolat2
Article first published online: 9 DEC 2009
Volume 24, Issue 6, pages 835–838, November/December 2010
The shortage of donor organ supply is forcing patients with end-stage renal disease to alternative searches. The aim of this study is to present the clinical and laboratory data of five patients who were transplanted in Egypt from paid living-unrelated donors and followed at our institution.