Published: 28 December 2022
Author(s): Sofia Tejada, Raquel Martinez-Reviejo, Taísa A. Nogueira, Aroa Gómez, Teresa Pont, Xuelian Liao, Zheng Zhang, Oriol Manuel, Jordi Rello
Issue: March 2023
Section: Original article

Solid organ transplantation (SOT) is the preferred treatment option for patients with end-stage diseases [1]. The prognosis of these patients is influenced by many factors such as infection [2], allograft dysfunction [3] and metabolic disorders[4], and also by biological and social differences [5] between females and males, which play a pivotal role at all stages of the transplantation process. Gender equity studies are important in the field of transplantation [6], because gender-related disparities are expressed in an array of socially constructed roles, attitudes, personality traits, and behaviors.


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