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Kidney Transplant

Race/Ethnic Disparities Vary by Age in Kidney Failure Therapies

Aug 05, 2022

Younger Blacks and Hispanics are less likely than non-Hispanic Whites to undergo transplant or home hemodialysis treatment after kidney replacement treatment. Among patients with  kidney failu...

Racial Disparity Seen in Healthcare Among Blacks With CKD

Jul 11, 2022

When encountering racism, Black veterans with chronic kidney disease described bottling up their feelings, which sometimes led to maladaptive behaviors. Several factors have been associated wit...

Feasibility and acceptability of high-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training in kidney transplant recipients: the PACE-KD study.

May 23, 2022

Kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) exhibit unique elevated inflammation, impaired immune function, and increased cardiovascular risk. Although exercise reduces cardiovascular risk, there is limited r...

Body composition is associated with tacrolimus pharmacokinetics in kidney transplant recipients.

May 16, 2022

A population pharmacokinetic (popPK) model may be used to improve tacrolimus dosing and minimize under- and overexposure in kidney transplant recipients. It is unknown how body composition parameters ...

Meta-analysis of the associations of IMPDH and UGT1A9 polymorphisms with rejection in kidney transplant recipients taking mycophenolic acid.

May 09, 2022

To investigate the associations of IMPDH and UGT1A9 polymorphisms with rejection in kidney transplant recipients taking mycophenolic acid (MPA).PubMed, Web of Science, Embase, Cochrane Library, Wanfan...

Transplant and Recipient Factors in Prediction of Kidney Transplant Outcomes: A UK-Wide Paired Analysis.

Apr 25, 2022

In kidney transplantation, the relative contribution of various donor, procedure and recipient-related factors on clinical outcomes is unknown. Previous paired studies have largely focused on examinin...

Acute kidney injury during pregnancy in kidney transplant recipients.

Apr 11, 2022

Pregnancy-related acute kidney injury (AKI) is a public health problem and remains an important cause of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. The incidence of pregnancy-related AKI has increase...

Listing at non-local transplant centers is associated with increased access to deceased donor kidney transplantation.

Mar 28, 2022

The ability of kidney transplant candidates to travel outside of their usual place of care varies by sociodemographic factors, potentially exacerbating disparities in access. We used Transplant Referr...

Lateral spine dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and the risk of fragility fractures in long-term kidney graft recipients.

Mar 21, 2022

Although the prevalence of osteoporosis and fractures in the first 6-12 months post-renal transplantation is high, little is known about the utility of bone mineral density (BMD) to predict fractures...

Loss of CCR7 Expression on CD57 + CD56/ CD16 + NK Cells Correlates with Viral Load in CMV Reactivated Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Mar 14, 2022

Despite developing strategies for antiviral treatment, cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection remains one of the most common challenges in kidney transplant recipients (KTRs). The evaluation of CMV viral loa...

The Role of Lymphocyte Subset in Predicting Allograft Rejections in Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Mar 07, 2022

Allograft rejection remains a significant challenge in managing post-transplant recipients despite the improvement in immunologic risk assessment and immunosuppressive therapy. Published literature in...

The Impact of Kidney Transplantation on the Serum Fatty Acid Profile in Patients with End-Stage Kidney Disease.

Feb 28, 2022

Epidemiological data indicate that metabolic disturbances and increased cardiovascular risk in renal transplant patients are a significant and common problem. Therefore, it is important to search for ...

Primary hyperoxaluria in Italy: the past 30 years and the near future of a (not so) rare disease.

Feb 28, 2022

Primary hyperoxalurias (PHs) are rare autosomal recessive diseases of the glyoxylate metabolism; PH1 is caused by mutations in the AGXT gene, PH2 in GRHPR and PH3 in HOGA1.Here we report the first lar...

Incidence of sexually transmitted INFECTIONS is lower among kidney transplant recipients compared to the general population- a nationwide cohort study.

Feb 21, 2022

The burden of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among solid-organ transplant recipients is currently unknown. We studied the risk of STIs among kidney transplant recipients compared with the gener...

Kidney donor profile index and post-transplant health care utilization: implications for value of transplant care delivery.

Feb 21, 2022

Centers discard high kidney donor profile index (KDPI) allografts, potentially related to delayed graft function and prolonged hospital use by kidney transplant recipients (KTR). We sought to determin...

Histological diagnosis from kidney transplant biopsy can contribute to prediction of graft survival.

Feb 14, 2022

The primary aim of this study was to in depth examine if the histological result of a transplanted kidney biopsy can predict the prognosis for the graft and the patient. The secondary aim was to exten...

Alemtuzumab in renal transplantation. Reviews of literature and usage in the United Kingdom.

Feb 14, 2022

Kidney transplantation has evolved over the years from transplants between identically matched donors and recipients to successfully transplanting allografts across virtually any degree of donor-recip...

Treatment of BK virus with a stepwise immunosuppression reduction and intravenous immunoglobulin in pediatric kidney transplant.

Feb 07, 2022

BKV and BKVN are common in pediatric kidney transplant, but there is limited data on treatment approaches. Our objective was to study the prevalence of BKV and BKVN utilizing only plasma qPCR and repo...

The role of bypass filters in deceased donor kidney allocation in the United States.

Jan 31, 2022

Kidney transplant centers set organ offer filters enabling all candidates at their center to be bypassed during allocation of deceased donor kidneys from the UNOS Organ Center. These filters aim to in...

The Prescription of Drugs That Inhibit Organic Anion Transporters 1 or 3 Is Associated with the Plasma Accumulation of Uremic Toxins in Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Jan 24, 2022

The renal elimination of uremic toxins (UTs) can be potentially altered by drugs that inhibit organic anion transporters 1/3 (OAT1/OAT3). The objective of the present study was to determine whether th...