Posts Tagged ‘living donor transplantation’

September 19, 2012

Center-level factors and racial disparities in living donor kidney transplantation


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Researchers in this study evaluated the influence of center-level factors on the rate of living donor kidney transplantation (LDKT) among African Americans as compared to non-African American counterparts. Hierarchical multivariate logistic regression models were used to derive center-specific estimates through a quantification of patient-level factors, the association of center-level characteristics and degree of racial disparity […]

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August 17, 2012

Left Lobe Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Adults


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Left lobe living donor liver transplant (LL LDLT) has been associated with inferior graft survival due to smaller grafts. However, balancing the safety of donor and recipient is an integral part of LDLT. Several centers continue to use LL LDLT. In this aricle, the authors report a large scale study comparing outcomes of LL vs […]

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