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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.

Machine Perfusion Better for Allografts

Preserving renal allografts using machine perfusion (MP) rather than cold storage is associated with significantly better graft survival and reduced likelihood of returning to hemodialysis, according to researchers.

Important Lessons from ONTARGET

Combo May Offer Better Graft Outcome

SAN FRANCISCO—Pairing mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) with sirolimus instead of a calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) may provide superior renal benefits to kidney transplant patients, according to interim results from the Spare-the-Nephron trial.

Biologic Can Lessen Steroid Exposure

Biologic Can Lessen Steroid Exposure

SAN FRANCISCO—Steroid withdrawal under two-dose daclizumab induction on day two following renal transplantation provides excellent one-year patient and graft survival, researchers reported here at the 2007 World Transplant Congress.

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