Less than perfect older kidneys may still be suitable for transplantation.
Robotic-assisted kidney transplantation is associated with a low complication rate and excellent graft function, European study shows.
New findings suggest that national strategies have failed to correct racial/ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation.
Decrease in excess risk of all-cause mortality from 1995 to 2013 for those with end-stage renal disease.
Altering the surface of an anti-CD31 antibody helps NPs administer therapeutics to ECs.
Data that shed light on the allograft decision process may ultimately help transplant teams navigate their expanding waiting lists.
In animal model, anti-CD47 monoclonal antibody group had decease in injury of renal allografts.
African-Americans less likely to be wait-listed; higher income positively associated with wait-listing.
Among kidney transplant recipients who died with a functioning graft, the cause of death was reported as unknown for 64% of them.
After adjusting for confounders, patients on intensive home hemodialysis and recipients of deceased-donor kidneys showed no significant difference in death risk
In a study 383 kidney transplant recipients, low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D were not associated with an increased risk of graft loss following transplantation.
Standardized incidence ratio peaked in patients who underwent transplantation in 1983-1987 period.
Key changes include new N category descriptors, more stage III subgroups, new M1D designation.
Limiting cold ischemia times could increase the use of renal allografts donated from patients after death from cardiovascular causes, researchers say.
Kidney transplant recipients who experience recurrent urinary tract infections are at increased risk of graft failure and death.
Hemodialysis patients had higher rates of infective endocarditis than peritoneal dialysis and kidney transplant patients.
Score for subscale of perceived seriousness for no reduction of salt intake higher in transplant patients.
Each 1-mg/dL increase in serum phosphorus among kidney transplant recipients is associated with 36% and 21% increased risk in graft failure and death, respectively.
Biopsy-guided allocation of kidneys from octogenarian donors permits further expansion of the donor-organ pool.
There was a correlation for later acceptance in the match-run with delayed graft function, but not with all-cause graft failure.
IdeS reduced or eliminated donor-specific antibodies and permitted HLA-incompatible transplantation.
Risk factors include older age, white race, and receiving a kidney from a living donor.
Increased risk of allograft loss, death for HIV-positive patients receiving protease inhibitor ART.
Most lower-quality kidneys also remained viable for nearly as long as the best kidneys, with 73.2% still working 5 years after transplant.
The researchers observed a narrowing of disparities in the average monthly transplantation rates with implementation of the new system.
Up to half of transplant patients might experience tertiary hyperparathyroidism.
Overall, recipients of diabetic donor kidneys had a 9% lower chance of dying compared with remaining on the waitlist.
During the observation period, the researchers found that 77.5%, 69.8%, and 91.4% of SOTRs were not up-to-date for colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer screening tests, respectively.
Early data from the study revealed this treatment effectively cleared hepatitis C from all of the patients.
NODAT occurred more frequently in the upper PCSK9 tertile vs the lowest two PCSK9 tertiles.
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