Racial/ethnic disparity in kidney transplantation outcomes: influence of donor and recipient characteristics.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the basis for the racial/ethnic disparity in kidney allograft survival. METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of 2130 patients who underwent kidney transplantation between January 1995 and December 2003. Patient and graft survivals were compared using Kaplan-Meier analysis. RESULTS Black… (More)

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@article{Feyssa2009RacialethnicDI, title={Racial/ethnic disparity in kidney transplantation outcomes: influence of donor and recipient characteristics.}, author={Eyob L Feyssa and Charlotte Jones-Burton and Gary W. Ellison and Benjamin Philosophe and Charles Howell}, journal={Journal of the National Medical Association}, year={2009}, volume={101 2}, pages={111-5} }