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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 168-171
Is There Gender Discrimination in Living-Donor Kidney Transplantation?


Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation, Mohammed VI University Hospital, Oujda, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
Ouidad Barmoussa
Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation, Mohammed VI University Hospital, Oujda
Morocco
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.367810

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Kidney transplantation is the ideal treatment for patients with end-stage kidney disease as it provides better survival and quality of life. The best form is living donor kidney transplantation. Numerous studies documented significant gender inequality when it comes to receiving or donating a kidney transplant among women. This article will summarize the present knowledge of gender-related kidney transplantation and discuss the potential causes for the observed disparities and their consequences.


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