No difference between defined BMI bands in patient or graft survival for transplanted patients.
Female kidney recipients have a nearly 7-fold higher risk of UTI than their male counterparts.
Limited effect among adult patients during 5 years following kidney transplantation.
Donor and recipient outcomes are similar to those associated with laparoscopic removal of left donor kidneys.
Highest versus lowest intake associated with a 67% and 88% lower risk of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, respectively.
It's time to reward people willing to save a stranger, researchers say.
While whites more likely to donate, report found race not the only driving factor.
Their risk of a stroke was 46% lower than that of dialysis patients.
Although ban was lifted on such surgeries in 2013, none have taken place, researchers say.
The researchers found that 96% of donors reported one or more direct costs, totaling $101,484 (mean $523).
Patients discharged with home health or to a skilled nursing facility also were more likely to be readmitted.
At the end of a 22-year study period, the 1- and 3-year risk of graft loss did not differs significantly between black and white recipients.
Study reveals a 13% incidence of CIN in allograft recipients undergoing computed tomography or cardiac catheterization with contrast media.
A 30% decline in eGFR between 1 and 3 years post-transplant is associated with an increased risk of all-cause graft loss and patient death.
Study of renal transplant patients also shows that proton pump inhibitors are associated with increased arterial stiffness.
Recipients of diabetic donor kidneys—especially diabetic recipients—are at increased risk of graft loss and death.
Recipients of AKI kidneys have patient and graft survival rates similar to those of recipients of non-AKI kidneys.
Kidney recipients who lost the most weight prior to transplantation had a 25% decreased risk versus those with the most weight gain.
Recipients aged 65 years and older who receive kidneys from donors in the same age group have a higher risk of death and delayed graft function.
New findings show that even patients in their 80s can benefit.
Each 1 kg/m2 increment in BMI difference between recipients and deceased donors is associated with a 6% increased risk of graft loss.
DMV staff who received training were more likely to register customers as organ donors.
Chronic diseases such as end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have now surpassed opportunistic infections as the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients.
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
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