4th May 2018, Volume 131 Number 1474

Justin Roake, John Morton

The benefits of kidney transplantation from living donors are substantial for the recipient, for society and arguably for the donor. Recipients of live donor transplantation have a better chance of…

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Author Information

Justin A Roake, Professor of Surgery, Department of Vascular, Endovascular and Transplant Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch; John B Morton, Retired Associate Professor of Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch.

Correspondence

Prof Justin Roake, Vascular Endovascular and Transplant Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch.

Correspondence Email

justin.roake@cdhb.health.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

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