This study examined a clear question with an excellent study design and very encouraging result early on which led to an early termination of the study in favor of the intervention. As we discussed earlier, donor intervention research is difficult to conduct and is challenging in many ways. Do you think that hypothermia should become a standard of care for organ procurement or further studies are required to confirm these results in kidney grafts and other organ grafts?
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Veeraish Chauhan, MD, FACP, FASN
Attending Nephrologist at Renal Hypertension Center
Kassem Safa, MD
Transplant Nephrologist, Mass General Hospital
W. James Chon, M.D., FACP, FASN, FAST
Associate Professor, Univ of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS); Medical Director, Renal Transplant Program, UAMS Medical Center
Mohamed Alseiari, MD
Nephrology Fellow at Brown University
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