Iranian kidney donors: motivations and relations with recipients.

  title={Iranian kidney donors: motivations and relations with recipients.},
  author={Javaad Zargooshi},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={165 2},
PURPOSE The motivations of Iranian kidney donors and donor-recipient relationships are clarified. MATERIALS AND METHODS A 13-page 69-item questionnaire was completed by 100 donors and interviews were videotaped. RESULTS Of the donors 90% did not knew the recipients preoperatively and only 13% had any information on recipient fate postoperatively. In 87% of cases there was no postoperative relationship. Because of recipient failure to appreciate the donors and refusal to realize preoperative… CONTINUE READING