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Title: Haemodialysis and transplant programme for Sri Lankan patients
Authors: De Mel, W.C.P.
Sheriff, M.H.R.
Issue Date: 1986
Citation: Sri Lanka Medical Association - 99th Anniversary Academic Sessions;1986_.46pp
Abstract: Sri Lankan patients in endstage chronIc renal failure who have been found suitable for transplant surgery have been admitted, to a haemodialysis programme with a view to, transplantation in Sri Lanka or abroad. This paper deals with 15 such patients in the programme. There were 12 males and 3 females in the project with a mean age of 31 years ranging from 16 years to 60 years. Of this group 31 patients have received transplants in India, 3 In London and 1 in Sri Lanka. Two of the patients died while awaiting transplantation. In all these Instances the donor work-up was undertaken in Sri Lanka, the patient and the selected donpr being flown out for surgery. The other 6 patients are being dialysed at present with a view to transplantation following donor work-up.
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