Diagnosis & Disease Information

Renal Transplant Patients May Need Vitamin D

BARCELONA—Most renal transplant patients in Denmark have inadequately low vitamin D levels, according to researchers who say routine supplementation may be required to mitigate the adverse clinical consequences.

Immunosuppression To Fit the Patient

Researchers have identified a gene signature that may enable clinicians to distinguish which renal transplant recipients could be eligible for a progressive decrease in their immunosuppressive medications and who needs to stay on their current dose.

Post-Tx Fractures Underrecognized?

TORONTO—Fracture rates following kidney transplantation may be more prevalent than previously recognized, according to findings presented here at the 89th annual meeting of The Endocrine Society.

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