Racial Disparities in Kidney Graft Survival: Does Donor Quality Explain the Difference?

Authors

  • R. E. Patzer,

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    1. Emory Transplant Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    2. Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
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  • T. C. Pearson

    1. Emory Transplant Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    2. Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
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Rachel E. Patzer, rpatzer@emory.edu

Abstract

Deceased donor kidney quality explains little of the racial differences in allograft survival, and opportunities remain to address racial disparities in kidney transplantation. See article by Cannon et al on page 1776.

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