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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.
Blacks undergoing PD or home HD and Hispanics undergoing PD are less likely than their white counterparts to receive a kidney transplant.
The risk of bladder outlet obstruction increased 34% per unit increase in serum PSA and decreased 23% per unit increase in maximal flow rate.
Just over half of kidneys from deceased ECD/DCD donors are not used, study finds.
In a study, ramipril was not significantly better than placebo in preserving renal function in kidney transplant recipients.
Dialysis, organ transplant may increase odds for certain types of cancer.
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)