Angela Webster, MBBS, talks about why only certain patients should be screened for cancer post-transplant.
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Refuting common wisdom, research shows that HIV patients fared better than those with hepatitis C.
Many of these organs would otherwise get discarded, researcher says.
In the absence of co-infection with hepatitis C virus, their graft and patient survival rates are similar to those of HIV-negative patients.
Trial shows that changes to blood during storage do not affect quality.
Dire need for low-cost dialysis techniques that could be used worldwide, researcher says
For reasons that are unclear, certain organs even performed better 6 months after transplant
South African researchers report 'impressive' results in 27 cases
Pregnancy outcomes similar for women who received kidney whether as a child or an adult.
The longer a kidney is without a blood supply, the greater the risk of graft failure and death, according to a new study.
Kidney transplants alone saved nearly 1.4 million life-years in the United States over a 25-year period.
Even though rate of disease is on the rise, fewer patients are suffering organ failure or dying
Targeted pathogens include AIDS-causing HIV, hepatitis B and C, and the West Nile virus
The changes to kidney transplant rules are intended to make organ allocation more equitable.
Researchers identified a genetic glitch that promotes kidney scarring.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)