Ali Sanati-Mehrizy

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OBJECTIVES To explore different perceptions of urban and rural nephrologists regarding patient suitability for transplant. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted 4 focus groups, each consisting of 4 to 6 nephrologists practicing in either a rural (n=9) or an urban setting (n=11). A topic guide was developed and modified according to pilot testing. Broadly(More)
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem with increasing incidence and prevalence and associated expenses. OBJECTIVES To explore different perceptions of rural and urban patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) about kidney transplant. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted four focus groups, each including 5 or 6(More)
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