Racial Disparities in Graft Failure Risk Among Adult Renal Transplant Recipients
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: SPIVEY, Christina (University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacy, Memphis, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Chisholm-Burns, Marie (University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, United States of America)
Damadzadeh, Bita (University of Arizona College of Public Health, Tucson, United States of America)
Billheimer, Dean (University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Tucson, United States of America)
BACKGROUND: Previous research indicates racial disparities may exist in the health outcomes of adult renal transplant recipients (RTRs) in the United States. The objective was to use the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) to quantify race-based disparities in graft failure risk among RTRs.
SETTING: National data registry
METHODS: The study.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.