Latest Transplantation News
Double-dose influenza vaccine is safe and may increase antibody response in solid-organ transplant recipients
Well-being and medication adherence negatively linked to psychological morbidity, dialysis.
Preemptively listed recipients have about four fewer years of pretransplant dialysis
Patient and graft survival are similar for patients who were on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis prior to transplantation.
Potential donors undergoing multidetector computed tomography during their assessment should be counseled on the medical implications of incidentally discovered lesions.
All 20 recipients experienced HCV cure, good quality of life, excellent renal function.
After 2000, investigators observed a deceleration in short-term improvements in graft survival.
Recipient social support most influential factor for providers concerned with avoiding organ wastage.
Increases quality-adjusted life expectancy, reduces costs versus transplant of HCV-uninfected kidney.
From pre- to post-expansion period, 59% relative increase in Medicaid-covered preemptive listings.
Associated with increased risk of composite end point of acute rejection, allograft failure.
Increased odds of using multiple sun protection measures among organ transplant recipients.
Delaying treatment until after transplant doesn't adversely impact kidney allograft or survival.
Other concerns expressed by living donors include surgical, lifestyle, psychosocial impact of donation.
No difference in survival between recipients of organs from drug-intoxicated donors, other donors.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)