The effect of race on access and outcome in transplantation

Bertram L. Kasiske, John F. Neylan, Robert R. Riggio, Gabriel M. Danovitch, Lawrence Kahana, Steven R. Alexander, Martin G. White

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THE American Society of Transplant Physicians directed its Patient Care and Education Committee to examine the issue of racial inequality in transplantation. The committee, made up of physicians involved in clinical transplantation, used both published data and personal experience to develop a consensus on the issues and problems related to race in transplantation. This report summarizes the conclusions reached by the committee and outlines the specific recommendations made to the society. Prevalence and Incidence of End-Stage Renal Disease among Minorities To examine the issue of racial inequality in kidney transplantation, it is important to know the incidence and prevalence of.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)302-307
Number of pages6
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 31 1991

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