Organ preservation (renal) - machine perfusion and static storage (TA165)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'chronic kidney disease'
The following methods are recommended for storing kidneys from donors who have died:
- machine perfusion using the LifePort kidney transporter
- cold static storage using Belzer UW storage solution or Marshall's hypertonic citrate solution.
The choice of storage method should be based on:
- the expertise and equipment available to the teams collecting the kidney
- how the teams are organised, and
- the distances involved.
If more than one of the storage methods are equally suitable the least costly should be used.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: chronic kidney disease
- Review Decision - April 2013
- TA165 Organ preservation (renal) - machine perfusion and static storage: review proposal - March 2013
- Review Decision - December 2010
- TA165 Organ preservation (renal) - machine perfusion and static storage: review proposal - October 2010
- New NICE guidance on donor kidney storage before transplantation
This page was last updated: 24 April 2013
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