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Predictors of non-transplantation of adult donor organs - an observational study using routine data from Eurotransplant

Apfelbacher, Christian J., Drewitz, Karl Philipp, Loss, Martin and Loss, Julika (2014) Predictors of non-transplantation of adult donor organs - an observational study using routine data from Eurotransplant. BMC Health Services Research 14 (584).

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BackgroundThe majority of pancreases, offered in allocation, are not transplanted. This pancreas under-utilisation is a phenomenon observed in all transplant systems in North-America and Europe. It was the aim of this study to analyse factors predictive of pancreas non-transplantation in Germany.MethodsRoutine Eurotransplant data of 3,666 deceased German donors (from 2002?2011) were used for ...

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Item type:Article
Date:25 November 2014
Institutions:Medicine > Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventivmedizin
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/s12913-014-0584-3DOI
Keywords:Pancreas transplantation, Donor factors, Donor organ allocation
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:31022
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