Variation in donor utilization index based on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network region
Study reveals nearly 18% discard rate in the United States.
Absolute rate differences in complications were low between patients with kidney failure and those with normal kidney function.
Even with the new Kidney Allocation System, Medicare patients had significant 74% decreased odds of receiving a preemptive kidney transplant compared with privately insured patients, a study found.
The ability of direct-acting antivirals to eradicate hepatitis C influenced every chapter of the updated 2018 guideline, according to the work group responsible for the revisions.
In a study, kidney donation was associated with higher risk for hypertension, regardless of race.
Increases in Medicaid-covered preemptive kidney transplants greater in Medicaid expansion states
Kidney transplant recipients who received an HCV-infected kidney had similar allograft function at 1 year to those receiving an uninfected kidney: 66.3 vs 67.1 mL/min/1.73m2, respectively.
Patients who receive dialysis at for-profit vs nonprofit facilities are 64% less likely to be placed on a deceased donor transplant waiting list, a study found.
T cell-depleting therapy was among the risk factors linked with a higher infection-related death risk among kidney transplant recipients, according to a new study.