Psychiatric Factors in Renal Transplantation

  • Jorge Steinberg
  • Norman B. Levy

Abstract

Careful consideration must be given by the transplant surgeon to the psychological variables involved in donor selection and the psychological impact of renal transplantation on both recipient and donor. Emotional factors play a large role in determining the quality of life of these patients. The transplant surgeon must know what psychological factors affect his patients preoperatively and postoperatively, in order to secure for them the best possible surgical results.

Keywords

Depression Assure Tricyclic Thorazine Uremia 

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  • Jorge Steinberg
  • Norman B. Levy

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