renal transplant

renal transplant

Transplantation of a kidney from a living donor or cadaver to a recipient with ESRD Indications–children Congenital kidney/GU tract malformations–42%; focal segmental glomerulosclerosis-12% and others; 31% of children were ≤ age 5 yrs Prognosis 1-yr survival of graft, ±94%; half-life from living donor grafts, ±22 yrs, from cadaveric grafts, ±14 yrs 3. See End-stage renal disease, Organshortage.

renal transplant

See KIDNEY TRANSPLANT.

renal transplant

patients in receipt of a donor kidney will be on lifelong immunosuppressive medication to prevent rejection (and thus prone to infections), probably have reduced kidney function and be susceptible to a wide range of adverse drug interactions
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5% of adult renal transplant recipients may have asymptomatic adenovirus viremia during the first posttransplant year when immunosuppression is highest, but graft infection occurs in <0.
9) We therefore evaluated the technical feasibility and oncological results of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) in renal transplant recipients.
The facility of Renal Transplant and Renal Dialysis will be available at four autonomous hospitals including Lady Reading Hospital, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Hayatabad Medical Complex and Ayub Teaching Hospital and public sector hospitals at D.
Commenting on the uniqueness of the case, Dr Babu Shershad, specialist nephrologist said: "It is not uncommon in the West for renal transplant women to become mothers.
This study will determine if African-American renal transplant patients can benefit from the novel formulation technology of ENVARSUS that may allow for the administration of lower doses to maintain adequate drug exposure, especially in transplant recipients who are expressors of the CYP3A5*1 genotype.
We hope that with the development of Renal Medicine and partnerships with the Sahyadri Group of Hospitals in India, Renal Transplant can also be done locally , Health Minister Doctor Neil Sharma said.
He said, "We are working with the WCMC in New York to conduct a simple urine test to diagnose any renal transplant rejection without exposing the patient to a kidney biopsy, which is the current gold standard for rejection diagnosis".
We have found six patients who underwent kidney transplant abroad and returned with complications," said Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) consultant vascular and renal transplant surgeon Dr Sadiq Abdulla.
Currently, there are over 88,000 Americans awaiting organ transplantation; 88 percent of them are in need of a renal transplant.
DENVER -- Moderate alcohol consumption among renal transplant recipients is inversely associated with posttransplant diabetes and all-cause mortality, a large single-center study showed.
In this article, a general approach is introduced to assist in performing and interpreting a thorough, yet focused US examination of a renal transplant.