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Living Donation by Individuals of African Descent: Should it continue to be Encouraged in Sub- Saharan African Countries?

Journal: Open Access Journal of Urology & Nephrology (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Kidney transplantation is considered as the treatment of choice for patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Studies comparing outcomes of renal replacement therapies have shown that overall survival is much longer in patients with kidney transplantation compared with treatment on dialysis. In addition, quality of life is adjudged better post kidney transplantation compared with dialysis. So also, is the long-term cost of treatment which is considerably lower after kidney transplantation compared with staying on dialysis.

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