- Living kidney donors in need of kidney transplants: a report from the organ procurement and transplantation networkMary D Ellison
United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, VA 23225, USA
Transplantation 74:1349-51. 2002..Our aim was to use the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) database to determine the number of renal waitlist candidates who previously had been living donors...
- Geographic differences in access to transplantation in the United StatesMary D Ellison
Research Department, United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
Transplantation 76:1389-94. 2003..We provide comparative data on a similar phenomenon in the United States, including some historical perspectives and recent attempts to minimize geographic variability especially for patients in urgent need of liver transplants...
- Prevalence and outcomes of multiple-listing for cadaveric kidney and liver transplantationRobert M Merion
Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Am J Transplant 4:94-100. 2004..Although specific factors characterize those transplant candidates likely to multiple-list, transplant access is significantly enhanced for almost all multiple-listed kidney and liver candidates...
- Preemptive kidney transplantation: the advantage and the advantagedBertram L Kasiske
The United States Renal Data System Coordinating Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414, USA
J Am Soc Nephrol 13:1358-64. 2002..Alterations in the payment system, emphasis on early referral, and changes in cadaver kidney allocation could increase the number of patients who benefit from preemptive transplantation...
- Data sources and structureDavid M Dickinson
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR)/University Renal Research and Education Association (URREA, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Am J Transplant 3:13-28. 2003