Ethnicity and attitudes to deceased kidney donation: a survey in Barbados and comparison with Black Caribbean people in the United Kingdom
- Renal function studies after nephrectomy in renal donors. Davison, J.M.; Uldall, P.R.; Walls, J. // British Medical Journal;5/1/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6017, p1050
Examines the renal functions of renal donors after nephrectomy. Comparison of creatinine clearance between male donors and female donors; Impact of dextrose and inulin infusion on the values for inulin clearance of male and female donors; Need of a rigid investigation for the nephrectomy of...
- Largest kidney swap results in 13 patients receiving new organs. // Urology Times;Feb2010, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p54
The article reports on the record-setting kidney exchange at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington and Washington Hospital Center which resulted in 26 operations for 13 patients waiting for kidneys.
- Online CME Quiz Questions: Live Kidney Donation: A 36-Year-Old Woman Hoping to Donate a Kidney to Her Mother. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/9/2011, Vol. 305 Issue 6, p627
A quiz about live kidney donation is presented.
- Journal Club. // Kidney International;Jul2012, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p3
The article offers information on studies and report on kidney diseases and abnormalities in the U.S. A study by Thornton and colleagues confirmed that people who watch video on organ donation among ethnic groups will more to consent to organ donation. A report from Amin and colleagues showed a...
- 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...
- Living kidney donor informed consent practices vary between US and non-US centers. Ami M. Parekh; Elisa J. Gordon; Amit X. Garg; Amy D. Waterman; Sanjay Kulkarni; Chirag R. Parikh // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Oct2008, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p3316
Background. Living kidney donation rates are increasing in the United States and internationally. Major consensus statements on the care of living kidney donors recommend communicating all potential health and psychosocial risks to donors. We evaluated the degree of international variation in...
- Poorer Results with Older Donor Kidneys in Older Recipients. // Kidney;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p259
Analyzes outcomes of renal transplantation (RT) in recipients greater than 60 years old. Overall one- and five-year patient survival in RT recipients; Issue whether to utilize older kidneys preferentially in older recipients despite the overall outcomes of RT in older recipients being reasonable.
- Kidney Paired Donation ï¿½ The Next Step. Connolly, Jay S.; Terasaki, Paul I.; Veale, Jeffrey L. // New England Journal of Medicine;9/1/2011, Vol. 365 Issue 9, p868
A letter to the editor is presented about kidney paired donation in the U.S.
- Should Buying Kidneys Be Allowed? // Renal & Urology News;Nov2012, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p8
The article information on the findings of a recent online poll, which asked whether it would be a good idea to offer payments to people to donate a kidney in which 41.6% respondents said yes and 56.41% respondents said no.