A. DiMartini, R.J. Cruz Jr., M. A. Dew, M. G. Fitzgerald, L. Chiappetta, L. Myaskovsky and M. E. DeVera Motives and Decision Making of Potential Living Liver Donors: Comparisons Between Gender, Relationships and Ambivalence American Journal of Transplantation 12
Article first published online: 14 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2011.03805.x
In a survey of living liver donor characteristics, the authors find that those with ambivalence about donation experience the most concerns across multiple areas of consideration about donation, take longer to decide to be tested and to proceed with donating, and have more negative expectations about the surgery, their recovery and their long-term health. See editorial by Simpson and Pomfret on page 7.
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