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Accept or refuse? Factors influencing the decision-making of transplant surgeons who are offered a pancreas: results of a qualitative study

Loss, Julika, Drewitz, Karl, Schlitt, Hans J. and Loss, Martin (2013) Accept or refuse? Factors influencing the decision-making of transplant surgeons who are offered a pancreas: results of a qualitative study. BMC Surgery 13, p. 47.

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Abstract

Background Most offered pancreases are not transplanted. This study investigates the factors that inform and influence the transplant surgeon’s decision to select an offered pancreas. Methods Semi-standardized interviews were conducted with 14 highly qualified transplant surgeons from all 14 German transplant centers performing > 5 pancreas transplantations per year. The interviews focused on ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2013
Institutions:Medicine > Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/1471-2482-13-47DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:29504
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