Follow-up Care of Living Kidney Donors in Alberta, Canada

@inproceedings{Lam2018FollowupCO,
  title={Follow-up Care of Living Kidney Donors in Alberta, Canada},
  author={Ngan N. Lam and Krista L Lentine and Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and Scott W. Klarenbach and Robert Ross Quinn and Anita M Lloyd and Sita M Gourishankar and Amit X. Garg},
  booktitle={Canadian journal of kidney health and disease},
  year={2018}
}
Background Previous guidelines recommend that living kidney donors receive lifelong annual follow-up care to assess renal health. Objective To determine whether these best practice recommendations are currently being followed. Design Retrospective cohort study using linked health care databases. Setting Alberta, Canada (2002-2014). Patients Living kidney donors. Measurements We determined the proportion of donors who had annual outpatient physician visits and laboratory measurements… CONTINUE READING
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