Live Donors for Kidney Transplants
Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE AND KIDNEY DISEASES (NIDDK) · Nov 3, 1999
Current as of December 10, 2023
This protocol is designed to facilitate the enrollment of healthy individuals to serve as renal allograft donors for subjects undergoing protocol renal transplantation at the NIH. Donation will be allowed for altruistic purposes only.
- INCLUSION CRITERIA:
- Willingness to donate without evidence of secondary gain, coercion, or conflict of interest.
- Age greater than or equal to 18 years
- ABO compatible with recipient
- Normal renal function with a 24hr creatinine clearance greater than 80ml/min/1.73m(2).
- Willingness and legal ability to give informed consent
- Recipient is enrolled in a NIH protocol for transplantation or has been established as a candidate for receipt of an altruistic or paired donation through the Washington Regional Organ Procurement Agency donor program.
- EXCLUSION CRITERIA:
- History of stroke
- Active tuberculosis
- History of active malignancies except basal cell carcinoma of the skin.
- Major anticipated illness or organ failure incompatible with survival after nephrectomy
- Functionally significant coronary artery disease.
- Active kidney stones
- Proteinuria (greater than 250mg/24hr)
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.
Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
All reviews come from applied patients