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The use of direct-acting antiviral agents to treat chronic HCV could allow for transplantation from donors HCV to recipients without the disease.
Also do not correlate well with reperfusion biopsies, not linked to transplant outcomes
Donor profile index of transplanted kidneys has risen modestly in US, with greater increase in France.
Study reveals an 11% prevalence of active gout among solid organ transplant recipients overall and a 13% prevalence among kidney transplant recipients.
In a study, kidney transplant recipients with a BMI (in kg/m2) higher than 35 have graft and patient outcomes similar to those with a BMI of 30 to 35.
Patients who lose 10% or more of their body weight from the time of their listing on a transplant waiting list are at higher risk of death following deceased-donor kidney transplantation.
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.
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