Racial Disparities in Organ Donation and Why
Current opinion in organ transplantation 2011 Apr; 16(2): 243-9
High prevalence of comorbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, hepatitis B and C, in minority groups, results in racial minorities being disproportionally represented on transplant waiting lists. Organ transplantation positively impacts patient survival but greater access is limited by a severe donor shortage.
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