Despite gains in deceased organ donation among racial/ethnic groups in the US, substantial racial differences remain
Study findings suggest that the ratio of interleukin-10 to tumor necrosis factor-alpha produced by transitional-1 B cells can predict renal allograft outcomes with a lead time of about 8 months.
A recent study examining trends in the discard of kidneys from deceased donors with hepatitis C virus (HCV) viremia showed equivalent use of kidneys from HCV aviremic seropositive and HCV aviremic seronegative donors in 2018 and 2019.
Four-year waitlist placement or transplantation for adults with ESKD unchanged across 5 eras from 1997-2000 to 2013-2016
The World Kidney Day Steering Committee has declared 2021 the year of “Living Well with Kidney Disease”.
Kidney graft survival at 15 years after transplantation did not differ between selected patients treated with and without maintenance corticosteroids, according to recent study findings.
Probability of any kidney transplant lower in association with Black race, older age, lower income, more comorbidities, greater religiosity
Perioperative transfusion of blood products was not associated with worse clinical outcomes or allosensitization in a study of selected kidney transplant recipients.
Telehealth platform enabled maintenance of wait-list evaluation volume in large kidney transplant program during COVID-19 pandemic
Removing the race coefficient from the CKD-EPI equation could avert a potential systematic delay in kidney transplant eligibility of a median 1.9 years for Black patients, according to investigators.