Factors affecting the waiting time of cadaveric kidney transplant candidates in the United States.

@article{Sanfilippo1992FactorsAT,
  title={Factors affecting the waiting time of cadaveric kidney transplant candidates in the United States.},
  author={Fred Sanfilippo and William K. Vaughn and Thomas G Peters and Charles F Shield and Patricia L. Adams and Marc I. Lorber and George Melville Williams},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1992},
  volume={267 2},
  pages={247-52}
}
UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE--To evaluate the relative impact of various factors that could account for differences in waiting time of cadaveric kidney transplant candidates (eg, black and sensitized patients). DESIGN --A cohort study using multivariate analyses to identify associations between 36 patient, donor, and center factors with waiting time for all US cadaveric kidney transplant candidates listed between October 1, 1987, and June 30, 1990. SETTING--All US kidney transplant centers. PATIENTS… CONTINUE READING

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