João Erbs

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OBJECTIVE Identify by integrated review the main result indicators in the process of organ donation and transplants used in Brazil and worldwide. The integrated review of this literature was performed on bibliographic database MedLine/PubMed and LILACS and governmental and nongovernmental sites between 1995 and 2011. The describers/keywords used were organ(More)
Kidney transplantation is considered to be the best treatment for people with chronic kidney failure, because it improves the patients' quality of life and increases their length of survival compared with patients undergoing dialysis. The kidney transplantation process in Brazil is defined through laws, decrees, ordinances, and resolutions, but there is no(More)
BACKGROUND The relevance that adherence to treatment plays in liver transplantation, and the impact this factor may have on the success of treatment, are fundamental in assessing the variables which affect patient adherence during the pretransplantation period. OBJECTIVES This study aims to determine factors that affect liver transplant candidates'(More)
The entire kidney transplantation process in Brazil is defined through laws, decrees, ordinances, and resolutions, but there is no defined theoretical map describing this process. From this representation it's possible to perform analysis, such as the identification of bottlenecks and information and communication technologies (ICTs) that support this(More)
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