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Research Studies is a monthly compilation of research articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers and recently published in journals or newsletters.
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Davis AE, Mehrotra S, Ladner DP
Changes in geographic disparity in kidney transplantation since the final rule.
The researchers assessed the significance of changes of geographic disparities for four metrics since the 1998 adoption of HHS Final Rule’s emphasizing objective priority criteria: waiting times, transplant rates, pre-transplant mortality, and organ quality. They found that the ranges of the four metrics have worsened by approximately 30% or more after the Final Rule at both the regional and donor service area levels.
Citation: Davis AE, Mehrotra S, Ladner DP . Changes in geographic disparity in kidney transplantation since the final rule. Transplantation 2014 Nov 15;98(9):931-6. doi: 10.1097/tp.0000000000000446..
Keywords: Transplantation, Disparities, Policy, Outcomes
Santos CA, Brennan DC, Fraser VJ
Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease coded during hospital readmission after kidney transplantation.
The researchers sought to expand understanding of the scope, risk factors and outcomes associated with delayed-onset cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease among kidney transplant reci
Citation: Santos CA, Brennan DC, Fraser VJ . Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease coded during hospital readmission after kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2014 Jul 27;98(2):187-94. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000030..
Keywords: Transplantation, Hospital Readmissions, Risk, Outcomes