Change in Kidney Transplantation Priority Will Help Organ Recipients in the Minority
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 2002 December 18; 288(23): 2953
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Effect of Changing Priority for HLA Matching on the Rates and Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation in Minority Groups Roberts, John P.; Wolfe, Robert A.; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L.; Rush, Sarah H.; Wynn, James J.; Distant, Dale A.; Ashby, Valarie B.; Held, Philip J.; Port, Friedrich K. (2004-02-05)HLA typing and the time a patient has spent on the waiting list are the primary criteria used to allocate cadaveric kidneys for transplantation in the United States. Candidates with no HLA-A, B, and DR mismatches are given ...