February 1, 2007

Historic 5-way domino kidney swap

By: OR Manager

Asimultaneous quintuple kidney transplant took place at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital on Nov 14, 2006. The historic event was made possible by a kidney swap involving 4 transplant candidates who each had a relative willing to donate a kidney and a fifth candidate who matched a donor who had offered a kidney to no particular individual for altruistic reasons.

Welcome to OR Manager, your source of information and insight into the clinical and business management of the surgical suite. This article is only available to OR Manager subscribers. To read this article, and gain access to all OR Manager resources, please log in below:

  Join the OR Manager Community! OR Manager is the trusted source for perioperative leaders, providing critical information, analysis, and best practices for management of the surgical suite. Join as a Premium Subscriber to access all articles online including archives, the digital issue of OR Manager each month, eligibility for CE contact hours, registration discounts on conferences and more. We also offer a complimentary Plus subscription to those who qualify and a complimentary Community subscription.

Explore Subscription Options

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you are unable to log in at [email protected] or 1-888-707-5814.

Join our community

Learn More
Video Spotlight
Live chat by BoldChat