Practice patterns in evaluation of living kidney donors in United Network for Organ Sharing-approved kidney transplant centers.

@article{Brar2012PracticePI,
  title={Practice patterns in evaluation of living kidney donors in United Network for Organ Sharing-approved kidney transplant centers.},
  author={Amarpali Brar and Rahul M. Jindal and Kevin C. Abbott and Frank P. Hurst and Moro O. Salifu},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={466-73}
}
INTRODUCTION The current pattern of evaluation for living kidney donors was investigated. METHODS We designed a 37-question electronic survey to collect information about living kidney donor evaluation. Of the 181 United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)-approved centers, 72 responded. Survey responses were coded and downloaded into SPSS. Data was expressed as means and standard deviations or the percentage of centers with specific responses. RESULTS 66% of the centers used a cut-off of <80… CONTINUE READING
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