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Racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplants

19:00 EST 22 Jan 2018 | AAAS

(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Despite efforts over the past two decades to increase the number of black and Hispanic patients receiving kidney transplants from related or unrelated living donors, these racial/ethnic minority patients are still much less likely to undergo such transplants than white patients, Johns Hopkins researchers report. In fact, the investigators say, the disparities have worsened in the last 20 years.

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