Absence of change in serum creatinine does not preclude acute rejection
- 378. Remission of nephrotic syndrome is not uncommon. Truong, L.D.; Baranowska-Daca, B.; Ly, P. Danh Cong // Kidney;May/Jun2003, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p137
Objective: To evaluate comprehensively the pathological and clinical features of reversible posttransplant nephrotic syndrome (NS) and its impact on the graft. Methodology: Records of the 477 renal transplant recipients during a 12-year period between 1988 and 2000 were reviewed to identify...
- Nocturnal home haemodialysis. Warren, Madeleine // Journal of Renal Nursing;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p32
A personal narrative is presented in which the author shares her experience of the options undertaken while being on dialysis for 13 years, including peritoneal dialysis (PD) and how nocturnal home dialysis introduced by Guy's hospital, has helped her in living life freely on her own terms.
- Should we consider MMF therapy after rituximab for nephrotic syndrome? Filler, Guido; Huang, Shih-Han; Sharma, Ajay // Pediatric Nephrology;Oct2011, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p1759
The management of steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome, especially in patients who have failed to respond to cytotoxic drugs, such as cyclophosphamide, remains challenging. Rituximab represents a new (off-label) therapeutic option. In a significant portion of patients, it has a short serum...
- Tough testicles. // New Statesman & Society;10/27/95, Vol. 8 Issue 376, p38
Reports on a research by the University of Colorado indicating that transplanted mouse testicles strongly resist rejection by the host.
- Early graft dysfunction in a child with renal transplantation: question. Otukesh, Hasan; Hoseini, Rozita; Torbati, Peyman; Hekmat, Sepideh; Azimi, Sarah // Pediatric Nephrology;Feb2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p217
The article presents a case study, which is part of a clinical quiz, of an eleven-year old girl who experienced early graft dysfunction following a renal transplantation using tissue from a living, unrelated organ donor. Topics include an overview of the histopathological findings for the...
- Today's dogma may be tomorrow's joke. Turney, John H. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/11/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7151, p142
Opinion. Examines the mannerism and physical appearance of a patient who was diagnosed with severe nephrotic syndrome. Background information on the patient; Description of the patient; Financial status of patient; How the patient was examined.
- The Nephrotic Syndrome. Orth, Stephan R.; Ritz, Eberhard // New England Journal of Medicine;04/23/98, Vol. 338 Issue 17, p1202
Presents a review article on nephrotic syndrome. Causes of nephrotic proteinuria; Pathophysiology of glomerular leakage of protein; Clinical sequelae of nephrotic-range proteinuria; Treatment of the nephrotic syndrome.
- Prevention of relapse in pediatric patients with acute leukemias and MDS after allogeneic SCT by early immunotherapy initiated on the basis of increasing mixed chimerism: a single center experience of 12 children. Bader, P; Klingebiel, T; Schaudt, A; Theurer-Mainka, U; Handgretinger, R; Lang, P; Niethammer, D; Beck, J F // Leukemia (08876924);Dec99, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p2079
The success of allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT) in children is mainly affected by relapse or graft rejection. We have recently shown in a study of 55 patients with acute leukemias (ALL 21, AML 20 and MDS 14), that patients who demonstrate increase amounts of autologous marrow...
- IgG Antibodies Indicative of Chronic Rejection. // Kidney;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p29
Examines the relevance to chronic rejection of the long-term kinetics of anti-donor antibody in renal transplantation. Mean fluorescent intensity of the anti-donor antibody; Post-transplant production of immunoglobulin G antibody to donor B cells.