- 一般社団法人 日本移植学会
- 移植 (ISSN:05787947)
- vol.53, no.2-3, pp.89-108, 2018 (Released:2018-11-07)
A total of 1,742 kidney transplants including 1,544 from living donors, 65 from non-heart-beating donors and 133 from heart-beating donors were performed in 2017 in Japan.The data obtained from the Japanese Renal Transplant Registry are shown and analyzed in this annual report. The characteristics of recipients and donors such as relationships, original diseases, duration of dialysis therapy, blood transfusion, the status of viral antigens and antibodies, pretransplant complications, the causes of death of deceased donors, ischemic time and histocompatibilities are described. In addition, immunosuppressants used initially and other treatments are analyzed.We also report the results of a follow-up survey for recipients and living donors.