Angela Webster, MBBS, talks about why only certain patients should be screened for cancer post-transplant.
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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.
Living kidney donors who are in need of a transplant later in life experience shorter wait times and receive better quality kidneys.
Living kidney donors are more likely to be diagnosed with high blood pressure or preemclampsia once pregnant compared to non-donor.
An anticoagulant was found to preserve kidney function after transplantation.
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)