Improving access to renal transplantation.

Abstract:

:Kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for most patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), with success rates greater than were envisioned as recently as a decade ago. Unfortunately this trend has created unprecedented demand for transplantable organs and new challenges for those desiring transplantation. This report is an overview of this changing landscape, with a focus on the clinical implications of the current process that culminates in renal transplantation. It also highlights potential solutions to overcome these newly recognized obstacles.

journal_name

Semin Dial

journal_title

Seminars in dialysis

authors

Gaston RS

doi

10.1111/j.1525-139X.2005.00093.x

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2005-11-01 00:00:00

pages

482-6

issue

6

eissn

0894-0959

issn

1525-139X

pii

SDI093

journal_volume

18

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