R C Yang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Insurability of living organ donors: a systematic review
    R C Yang
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 7:1542-51. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Life insurance for living kidney donors: a Canadian undercover investigation
    R C Yang
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 9:1585-90. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial health of living kidney donors: a systematic review
    K K Clemens
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Transplant 6:2965-77. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Differences in tolerance for health risk to the living donor among potential donors, recipients, and transplant professionals
    A Young
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Kidney Int 73:1159-66. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria and reduced kidney function in living kidney donors: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression
    A X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:1801-10. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Lost in publication: Half of all renal practice evidence is published in non-renal journals
    A X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:1995-2005. 2006

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Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Insurability of living organ donors: a systematic review
    R C Yang
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 7:1542-51. 2007
    ..If better understood, this potential barrier to donation could be corrected through fair health and underwriting policies...
  2. doi request reprint Life insurance for living kidney donors: a Canadian undercover investigation
    R C Yang
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 9:1585-90. 2009
    ..We found no evidence that kidney donors were disadvantaged in the first step of applying for life insurance. The effect donation has on subsequent phases of insurance underwriting remains to be studied...
  3. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial health of living kidney donors: a systematic review
    K K Clemens
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Am J Transplant 6:2965-77. 2006
    ..A small proportion of donors had adverse psychosocial outcomes. Most kidney donors experience no change or an improvement in their psychosocial health after donation. Harms may be minimized through careful selection and follow-up...
  4. doi request reprint Differences in tolerance for health risk to the living donor among potential donors, recipients, and transplant professionals
    A Young
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Kidney Int 73:1159-66. 2008
    ..Our study shows that transplant professionals facilitate the best decisions by appreciating the willingness of their patients to accept donor health risks along with their own risk tolerance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Proteinuria and reduced kidney function in living kidney donors: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression
    A X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:1801-10. 2006
    ..An initial decrement in GFR is not followed by accelerated losses over a subsequent 15 years. Future studies will provide better estimates, and identify those donors at least risk of long-term morbidity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lost in publication: Half of all renal practice evidence is published in non-renal journals
    A X Garg
    Division of Nephrology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Kidney Int 70:1995-2005. 2006
    ..However, relevant studies are also scattered across a large range of journals that may not be routinely scanned by busy physicians, and keeping up with this literature requires other continuing education strategies...