Residence location and likelihood of kidney transplantation
- Short-term impact of an educational program promoting live donor kidney transplantation in dialysis centers. Pradel, Françoise G.;; Suwannaprom, Puckwipa; Mullins, C. Daniel; Sadler, John; Bartlett, Stephen T. // Progress in Transplantation;Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p263
Context--Given the shortage of kidneys available for transplantation, a community-based intervention trial was implemented to assess the impact of an educational program on patients' access to live donor kidney transplantation (LDKT). Objective--To compare the short-term impact of a basic...
- Kidney transplant chain is the world's longest. // Medical Ethics Advisor;Apr2012, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p44
The article presents information on a kidney transplant chain at the Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. This chain consists of 30 kidney donors, 30 kidney recipients and 17 hospitals nationwide. Living-donor chains will reduce transplant waiting times for thousands of...
- Renal transplant outcome improved if donors given dopamine. // Nursing Standard;10/28/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p17
The article focuses on research findings that pharmacological pretreatment of organ donors with dopamine lessens the necessity for dialysis in renal transplant recipients. Pretreatment with dopamine has been found to reduce organ injury from cold preservation and improve early graft functioning...
- The ultimate gift. Lynch, Elizabeth // Nursing Standard;3/3/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p22
Donating an organ to someone you do not know is a huge decision. But for one nurse, it was something she felt she had to do.
- Explore Transplant at Home: a randomized control trial of an educational intervention to increase transplant knowledge for Black and White socioeconomically disadvantaged dialysis patients. Waterman, Amy D.; McSorley, Anna-Michelle M.; Peipert, John D.; Goalby, Christina J.; Peace, Leanne J.; Lutz, Patricia A.; Thein, Jessica L. // BMC Nephrology;Aug2015, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p1
Background: Compared to others, dialysis patients who are socioeconomically disadvantaged or Black are less likely to receive education about deceased donor kidney transplant (DDKT) and living donor kidney transplant (LDKT) before they reach transplant centers, often due to limited availability...
- Determinants of Willingness to Become Organ Donors among Dialysis Patients' Family Members. Tumin, Makmor; Satar, Nurul Huda Mohd; Zakaria, Roza Hazli; Ariffin, Raja Noriza Raja; Lim Soo-Kun; Ng Kok-Peng; Tafran, Khaled // Urology Journal;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p2245
Purpose: This study explores the factors affecting the willingness of dialysis patients' family members to become involved in living and deceased organ donation. Materials and Methods: We utilize cross sectional data on 350 family members of dialysis patients collected through self-administered...
- Repeat Renal Tx Candidates More Likely to Die. STEIN, JILL // Renal & Urology News;Nov2012, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p7
The article presents information on a report according to which patients starting dialysis after primary renal transplant failure who are waitlisted for repeat transplantation are more likely to die after graft loss as compared to dialysis patients waitlisted for their first transplant.
- Shortening Ischemia Time Promotes Graft Survival of NHBD Kidneys. // Kidney;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p32
Discusses the findings of a study which sought to analyze graft outcomes of kidneys obtained from nonheartbeating donors (NHBD) compared to outcomes from heartbeating donors (HBD). Similarity in patient and graft survival in both groups during follow-up; Observation that kidneys from NHBD can...
- LURD Graft Survival Significantly Better than with CD Grafts. // Kidney;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p77
Presents an abstract of the study 'Unrelated living donors in 141 kidney transplantations,' A. Foss, T. Leivestad, I.B. Brekke, et al.