Outcome of renal transplantation in South Asian recipients is similar to that in non-Asians.

@article{Loucaidou2004OutcomeOR,
  title={Outcome of renal transplantation in South Asian recipients is similar to that in non-Asians.},
  author={Marina Loucaidou and Shilpanjali Prasad and Jen Van Tromp and Tom D H Cairns and Megan Griffith and Nadey S. Hakim and Adam G Mclean and A. Palmer and Vassilios Vassilios Papalois and David Taube},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2004},
  volume={78 7},
  pages={1021-4}
}
BACKGROUND The United Kingdom has a large South Asian population, in which there is a high rate of renal disease and which forms a significant percentage of the renal transplant waiting list. Information about short- and long-term transplant outcomes in this ethnic group is limited, although it has been suggested that graft survival is poorer in this population compared with non-Asians. METHODS The authors examined the outcome and determinants of medium-term (5-year) survival in 245 renal… CONTINUE READING