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Most Canadians view financial incentives for deceased kidney donation to be acceptable.
The largest U.S. multicenter study of living kidney transplant donor chains showed that 46 percent of recipients are minorities, a finding that allays previous fears that these groups would be disadvantaged by expansion of the donor pool through this type of exchange process.
The policies that several states have adopted giving tax deductions or credits to living organ donors do not appear to have increased donation rates.
It has recently been suggested that patients should be kept alive using elective ventilation to facilitate the harvesting of organs for donation.
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