renal transplant


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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.
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renal transplant

See KIDNEY TRANSPLANT.
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This patient had undergone renal transplants twice in the past.
While many post-operative issues for the pediatric renal transplant patient are similar to those of adults (such as dealing with rejection and immunosuppression issues), pediatric patients have different issues than adults.
It was demonstrated in the NTPR registry that, out of 133 female renal transplant recipients, 20 who lost graft within 5 years had higher serum creatinine before pregnancy (1.6 mg/dL versus 1.1 mg/dL), higher serum creatinine after pregnancy (2.2 mg/dL versus 1.3 mg/dL), and higher incidence of rejection during or within 3 months after pregnancy (45% versus 4.6%).
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