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Counseling Patients for Kidney Transplantation: Awkward Conversations?
Article first published online: 7 DEC 2011
© 2011 The American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American Journal of Transplantation
Volume 12, Issue 2, pages 273–274, February 2012
How to Cite
Abbott, K. C. and Gaston, R. S. (2012), Counseling Patients for Kidney Transplantation: Awkward Conversations?. American Journal of Transplantation, 12: 273–274. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03868.x
- Issue published online: 27 JAN 2012
- Article first published online: 7 DEC 2011
- Received 03 October 2011, revised 03 October 2011 and accepted for publication 10 October 2011
Patients who start dialysis without documentation of receiving counseling about kidney transplantation are significantly less likely to receive a subsequent kidney transplant. See AJT Report (page 269) and articles by Kucirka et al on page 351 and Patzer et al on pages 358 and 369 for related content.