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Rates of kidney transplantation from living and deceased donors for blacks and whites in the United States, 1998 to 2011

from JAMA Internal Medicine

This database review found that by 2010 the incidence of kidney transplantation for black and white patients with end-stage renal disease was equivalent, but kidney transplants from living donors were 43.2 percent for whites and only 22.2 percent for blacks. Kidney transplantation, the treatment standard for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), is associated with prolonged survival, improved quality of life, reduced morbidity, and lower health care costs compared with dialysis. more

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