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Haemophilia kidney donation

Christopher McCauley, Agnes Masengu, Aisling E Courtney, Gary Benson
There are many documented cases of a person with haemophilia successfully receiving a solid organ transplant, including liver and kidney. However, there is no literature reporting live organ donation by a person with haemophilia. Presumably, this is because the associated risks of excessive bleeding, inhibitor development after a period of intensive treatment with factor replacement and the possibility of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission in those previously treated with blood products, are considered excessive...
December 1, 2015: BMJ Case Reports
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