Recruitment of live donors by candidates for kidney transplantation.

  title={Recruitment of live donors by candidates for kidney transplantation.},
  author={Peter P Reese and Judy A. Shea and Jeffrey S. Berns and Maureen K Simon and Marshall M. Joffe and Roy D. Bloom and Harold I. Feldman},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  volume={3 4},
BACKGROUND Little is known about efforts that renal transplant candidates make to recruit live donors. It was hypothesized that preference for live donor kidney transplantation and greater knowledge about live donor transplantation are associated with candidates' initiating conversations about donation with potential donors. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS A cross-sectional study of renal transplant candidates was performed at initial transplant evaluation. Candidates completed… CONTINUE READING