Examining decision-making amongst end-stage renal disease patients considering asking friends and family for a kidney
Suggestions on how to implement home-based education for Live Kidney Donor coordinators based on the experience at the Counties Manukau DHB Live Kidney Donation Aotearoa Project (LKDA).
A personal story about a fellow donor's experience will, I hope, be helpful. The fact that I'm also a medical doctor and a psychotherapist colours my observations in ways that may add further useful information.
A Survey on Current Practice and Potential
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Live Kidney Donation Aotearoa
(January 2013 – June 2016)
Living-Donor Kidney Transplantation: Reducing Financial Barriers to Live Kidney Donation—Recommendations from a Consensus Conference
Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: Overcoming Disparities in Live Kidney Donation in the US--Recommendations from a Consensus Conference.
Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: Improving Education Outside of Transplant Centers about Live Donor Transplantation—Recommendations from a Consensus Conference
A kidney transplant from a living donor is the preferred treatment for people with end-stage renal failure as it offers better outcomes for patients and is more cost effective than dialysis.