Renal transplant recipients are at markedly increased risk of cancer at numerous anatomical sites, according to an Australian study.
As with adults, proteinuria reflects CKD severity in children, according to researchers. Their study of 213 children with mild to moderate CKD revealed that proteinuria correlates with glomerular filtration rate (GFR), regardless of CKD cause or other factors.
The 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevnar) is safe and well tolerated in pediatric solid-organ transplant recipients, according to researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The vaccine was immunogenic against most vaccine-containing serotypes.
Primary urethral carcinoma in the United States occurs more frequently in men than women, and African Americans than whites, a study found.