378. Remission of nephrotic syndrome is not uncommon
- How should the immunosuppressive regimen be managed in patients with established chronic allograft failure? Danovitch, Gabriel M // Kidney International Supplement;May2002, Issue 80, p68
Focuses on the immunosuppressive management of the failing kidney transplant. Distinction between chronic rejection and chronic allograft nephropathy; Appropriate dose of the calcineurin-inhibitor in established chronic allograft failure; Introduction of mycophenolate mofetil for chronic...
- 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.
- Absence of change in serum creatinine does not preclude acute rejection. // Kidney;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p34
Presents an abstract of the study 'Acute Rejection Presenting as Nephrotic Syndrome,' by I. Ahmad, S.R. Abul-Ezz, P.D. Walker et al.
- Recurrent and De Novo Glomerular Immune-Complex Deposits in Renal Transplant Biopsies. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Feb2005, Vol. 129 Issue 2, p231
Context.-Recurrent and de novo glomerulonephritis is an important cause of renal allograft failure, but estimates of its prevalence vary widely. One reason for such variability is the inconsistency with which electron microscopy and immunofluorescence are used in assessing renal allograft...
- Impact of Posttransplantation Glomerulonephritis on Long-term Outcome of Kidney Transplants: Single-Center 20-Year Experience. Yu, Tung-Min; Wen, Mei-Chin; Wu, Ming-Ju; Chen, Cheng-Hsu; Cheng, Chi-Hung; Li, Chi-Yuan; Shu, Kuo-Hsiung // World Journal of Surgery;Dec2012, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p2923
Background: Successful renal transplantation has been performed in patients with end-stage renal disease and has been routine in patients with end-stage renal failure for more than two decades. Despite advances in the use of immunosuppressants, there has been only modest improvement in long-term...
- 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.
- RT Can Be Safe and Effective in Children. // Kidney;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p258
Evaluates the long-term experience with kidney transplantation in children to determine morbidity and mortality and to identify the factors that affected outcome. One-year graft and patient survival rates; Most common causes of graft failure; Possible pediatric renal transplantation with...
- Kidney recipients with multiple AR episodes have worse outcome. // Kidney;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p32
Presents an abstract of the study 'Clinical Determinants of Multiple Acute Rejection Episodes in Kidney Transplant Recipients,' by A. Humar, W.D. Payne, D.E.R. Sutherland et al.
- OKT3 Results in Rejection Reversal Rate of 98%. // Kidney;May/Jun98, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p128
Discusses the abstract of the research paper 'Efficacy of OKT3 as primary therapy for histologically confirmed acute renal allograft rejection,' by S. Kamath, D. Dean et al and published in a 1997 issue of the journal 'Transplantation.'