Whites have advantage in transplant probability in calculated plasma reactive antibody categories 80 percent or higher
Patients with viral suppression have outcomes similar to those of noninfected patients
Five groups of patients with distinct features and outcomes identified using machine learning approach
If direct measurements of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) cannot be obtained, the CKD-EPI and FAS equations should be preferred to estimate GFR, investigators concluded.
Dialysis patients were more likely to die from pre-existing cancers and transplant recipients from de novo cancers.
By 4 years after transplantation, cognitive scores were 5.8 points lower for frail vs nonfrail transplant recipients.
Increased-risk donors significantly more likely to have positive HBV, HCV screening results
In a nationwide study, renal transplant recipients with lupus nephritis had a 70% lower risk for all-cause mortality than nonrecipients.
Whole-exome sequencing-related molecular genetic diagnosis can have implications for clinical care
In a Japanese study, targeting high hemoglobin concentrations of 12.5-13.5 g/dL with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents resulted in longer graft survival.