A Revised Iranian Model of Organ Donation as an Answer to the Current Organ Shortage Crisis.

@article{Jahromi2015ARI,
  title={A Revised Iranian Model of Organ Donation as an Answer to the Current Organ Shortage Crisis.},
  author={Alireza Hamidian Jahromi and Sigrid Fry-Revere and Bahar Bastani},
  journal={Iranian journal of kidney diseases},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={354-60}
}
Kidney transplantation has become the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage renal disease. Six decades of success in the field of transplantation have made it possible to save thousands of lives every year. Unfortunately, in recent years success has been overshadowed by an ever-growing shortage of organs. In the United States, there are currently more than 100 000 patients waiting for kidneys. However, the supply of kidneys (combined cadaveric and live donations) has stagnated around… CONTINUE READING