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Removing race may up equity in preemptive listing for kidney transplant

(HealthDay)—Including race coefficients in calculations of the estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) contributes to racial disparities in preemptive listing of kidney transplant candidates, according to a study published online Dec. 23 in the Clinical Kidney Journal.

Mersema Abate, M.D., from Norwell Health in Manhasset, New York, and colleagues evaluated differences in racial distribution of preemptive listing before and after application of the Modification of Diet in Ren


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