Letters Living kidney donation

Long term risk of mortality after living kidney donation

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j1770 (Published 25 April 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j1770
  1. Geir Mjøen, specialty registrar nephrology,
  2. Hallvard Holdaas, consultant nephrologist
  1. Department of Transplantation, Oslo University Hospital, Pb 4950 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway
  1. geimjo{at}ous-hf.no

Bailey and colleagues discuss several aspects of kidney donation.1 We commend their effort in spreading knowledge about living kidney donation, but we were greatly disappointed by the section on advising donors about risks. The authors say that mortality is not increased …

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