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The 15-hour surgery took place in early May.
Deceased donor kidneys obtained on Friday or Saturday were 1.2 times more likely to be discarded than transplanted, compared with organs gathered other days of the week.
Oral nicotinamide has been linked to nonsignificant reductions in new, non-melanoma skin cancers in renal transplant patients.
Nearly 28% of deceased-donor kidney transplants in the US were performed on the weekends.
Only this histologic variant occurs at a significantly higher incidence in renal allograft recipients than the non-transplant population.
At 24 months follow up, no difference was found in primary outcomes in those treated for asymptomatic bacteriuria.
Uninsured live kidney donors are more likely to have multiple health risk factors.
Increased likelihood of delayed graft function and graft loss observed in recipients of kidneys from donors older than 50 years.
Nearly 70% of survey respondents indicated that, if compensated, they would donate a kidney to anyone in need.
Survival rates are lower among patients who receive a deceased-donor kidney or remain on the transplant waiting list.
Transmission of HEV through plasma exchange for acute humoral rejection after kidney transplant.
At 7 years after kidney transplantation, belatacept recipients had lower risks of death and graft loss than those treated with cyclosporine.
Cancer second leading cause of death in solid-organ transplant recipients.
Increased left ventricular mass found in donors with even mild decreases in renal function.
Screening not linked to improved patient survival after transplant; may delay time to listing, transplant.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
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- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)