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Evaluating living kidney donor candidates simultaneously

  • Nov 23, 2020
Evaluating living kidney donor candidates simultaneously

Ivey’s Mehmet Begen and his research team find that living donor programs for the same recipient should consider evaluating up to four living donor candidates simultaneously because health care system costs incurred are more than offset by the avoided dialysis costs. Learn more here

Habbous, S., Barnieh, L., Klarenbach, S., Manns, B., Sarma, S., Begen, M.A., Litchfield, K., Lentine, K.L., Singh, S., Garg, A. X., 2020, Evaluating multiple living kidney donor candidates simultaneously is more cost-effective than sequentiallyKidney International.