The nondirected living donor program: a model for cooperative donation, recovery and allocation of living donor kidneys.

@article{Gilbert2005TheNL,
  title={The nondirected living donor program: a model for cooperative donation, recovery and allocation of living donor kidneys.},
  author={J. Contreras Gilbert and Lori E Brigham and Donald S Batty and Robert M Veatch},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={167-74}
}
We describe an altruistic nondirected (ND) and live donor/deceased donor list exchange (LE) donor program administered by an organ procurement organization (OPO) in the Washington, DC area. Screening eliminated 25 donors (17 NE; 8 LE) from the 97 donor applications (62 ND; 35 LE) completed. Twenty-one donors (16 ND; 5 LE) failed to follow through with the psychiatric evaluation, which eliminated 13 donors (9 ND; 4 LE). Two donors dropped out and 12 (9 ND; 3 LE) were medically unsuitable after… CONTINUE READING

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