This mini-review describes a number of recent surveys that have been performed to study public opinion on the idea of introducing incentives for living kidney donation. The results of these surveys are comparable: about a quarter of the population is in favor of this idea, whereas the majority is opposed or undecided.

article, attitude to health, health survey, human, kidney transplantation, living donor, motivation, nephrectomy, psychological aspect, statistics, transplantation
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Kranenburg, L.W, & Weimar, W. (2008). Incentives for living kidney donation: what does the public think?. Transplantation, 500–501. Retrieved from