A contamination of the perfusat in donor kidneys in 18% was found. Postoperatively a local infection in these cases developed in 35%, but without any connection with bacteria detected before. In conclusion we could not find a clinical relevance of contamination of the perfusat preoperatively and the postoperative outcome. The antibiotic prophylaxis in contaminated kidneys is recommended.
|Translated title of the contribution||The postoperativ outcome of contaminated kidneys after transplantation|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Acta Chirurgica Austriaca|
|Publication status||Published - dec. 1 1985|
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