Tag Archive: barriers to LDKT

Jun 29

Ethnic Background as a Potential Barrier to LDKT: April 2017 Publication

For patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), kidney transplantation (KT) and particularly living-donor kidney transplantation (LDKT) is considered the best available treatment. Even so, not all ethnocultural groups in North America are pursuing transplant at equal rates, and these differences are especially notable in regard to LDKT. American studies have found that visible minority groups …

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Oct 19

Improving access to living donor kidney transplant (LDKT)

Dr. Istvan Mucsi gave a research in progress presentation at the Division of Nephrology, UHN on September 30th.