Abstract| Volume 56, ISSUE 9, P923, September 2003

The case for age discrimination in the allocation of cadaveric kidneys

      Given the shortage of cadaveric kidneys available for renal transplantation, difficult decisions must be made regarding their allocation to patients suffering end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Promoting allocations to younger transplant candidates could increase the aggregate health benefits generated from the limited supply of organs, but necessarily reduces transplantation access of elderly candidates.
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