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Journal of Transplantation
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 121523, 7 pages
Morbidity of 200 Consecutive Cases of Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Living Donor Nephrectomies: A Single-Center Experience
1Transplantation Institute, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
2Department of Urology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
Received 8 November 2011; Accepted 13 December 2011
Academic Editor: Yuri Genyk
Copyright © 2012 Pedro W. Baron et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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