Increasing access to kidney transplantation for sensitized recipient through three-way kidney paired donation with desensitization: The first Indian report
Vivek B Kute, Himanshu V Patel, Pankaj R Shah, Priya S Shah, Umesh T Varyani, Pavan S Wakhare, Saiprasad G Shinde, Viajay A Ghodela, Hargovind L Trivedi, Department of Nephrology and Clinical Transplantation, Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center, Dr. HL Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences (IKDRC-ITS), Ahmedabad 380016, India
Pranjal R Modi, Sayyed J Rizvi, Bipin C Pal, Department of Urology and Transplantation, IKDRC-ITS, Ahmedabad 380016, India
Veena R Shah, Manisha P Modi, Department of Anesthesia, IKDRC-ITS, Ahmedabad 380016, India
Minaxi H Patel, Varsha B Trivedi, Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Transfusion Services and Immunohematology, IKDRC-ITS, Ahmedabad 380016, India
Author contributions: All authors contributed to the acquisition of data, writing, and revision of this manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional review board of IKDRC-ITS, Ahmedabad (India).
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment and disclosure of her protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors have no conflicts of interests to declare.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Vivek B Kute, MD, DM Nephrology (Gold Medalist), FASN, Associate Professor, Department of Nephrology and Clinical Transplantation, Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Center, Dr. HL Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences (IKDRC-ITS), Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad 380016, Gujarat, India. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 1, 2016
Peer-review started: May 3, 2016
First decision: June 17, 2016
Revised: July 11, 2016
Accepted: July 20, 2016
Article in press: July 22, 2016
Published online: October 16, 2016