Race and socioeconomic factors influencing early placement on the kidney transplant waiting list.

@article{Kasiske1998RaceAS,
  title={Race and socioeconomic factors influencing early placement on the kidney transplant waiting list.},
  author={Bertram L. Kasiske and West London and Mary D Ellison},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={1998},
  volume={9 11},
  pages={2142-7}
}
This cohort study investigates whether there are inequities in the current system for listing patients for cadaveric renal transplantation, using univariate and multivariate analyses to identify factors associated with early registration before initiation of dialysis. It includes patient registrations for the kidney and kidney-pancreas waiting lists between April 1, 1994, and June 30, 1996 (n = 41,596) from all 238 United Network for Organ Sharing renal transplant centers. Patient and center… CONTINUE READING