Latest Transplantation News
No difference in patient, graft survival; increased costs seen for A2 to B deceased donor kidney transplant
By 4 years after transplantation, cognitive scores were 5.8 points lower for frail vs nonfrail transplant recipients.
Increased-risk donors significantly more likely to have positive HBV, HCV screening results
In a nationwide study, renal transplant recipients with lupus nephritis had a 70% lower risk for all-cause mortality than nonrecipients.
Whole-exome sequencing-related molecular genetic diagnosis can have implications for clinical care
In a Japanese study, targeting high hemoglobin concentrations of 12.5-13.5 g/dL with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents resulted in longer graft survival.
Poor vitamin K status is associated with inflammation and low areal bone mineral density (BMD) among patients with end-stage renal disease.
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.
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)
Renal and Urology News Articles
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- Radium-223 Use in mCRPC Differs By Race
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- Abiraterone, Prednisone With Androgen Deprivation Therapy Show Durable Efficacy in Metastatic Castration-Naive Prostate Cancer