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  • kidneys
  • Despite remarkable improvements in kidney procurement from deceased donors, the demand for organs is still higher than the number of available kidneys. (springer.com)
  • Nowadays, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy (LDN) has become the gold standard to procure live donor kidneys. (ru.nl)
  • A living donor transplant is when a person gives one of their kidneys to someone else, usually a close relative or friend. (docplayer.net)
  • The advantage to the person having the kidney transplant is that kidneys from living donors: Survive longer, and Give better function than kidneys from someone that has died. (docplayer.net)
  • live donors
  • Our data show that low-pressure pneumoperitoneum during LDN is feasible and may contribute to increase live donors' comfort during the early post-operative phase. (ru.nl)