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  1. Chronic active antibody-mediated rejection is a major etiology of graft loss in renal transplant recipients. However, there is no consensus on the optimal treatment strategies.

    Authors: Hsien-Fu Chiu, Mei-Chin Wen, Ming-Ju Wu, Cheng-Hsu Chen, Tung-Min Yu, Ya-Wen Chuang, Shih-Ting Huang, Shang-Feng Tsai, Ying-Chih Lo, Hao-Chung Ho and Kuo-Hsiung Shu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2020 21:6

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  2. Several factors such as recipient age, BMI, serum cratinine, and positive history of dialysis are important in predicting graft survival among kidney transplant recipients. One factor affecting the transplant ...

    Authors: Gholamhossein Naderi, Amin Azadfar, Seyed Reza Yahyazadeh, Fatemeh Khatami and Seyed Mohammad Kazem Aghamir

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2020 21:5

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  3. Dual kidney transplantation (DKT) offers a way to extend the use of kidneys from expanded criteria donors (ECDs). Here, we compared the outcomes of DKT with those of single kidney transplantation from standard...

    Authors: Kyo Won Lee, Jae Berm Park, So Ra Cha, Seo Hee Lee, Young Jae Chung, Heejin Yoo, Kyunga Kim and Sung Joo Kim

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2020 21:3

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  4. Urinary tract infections (UTI) are the most common of infections after renal transplantation. The consequences of UTIs in this population are serious, with increased morbidity and hospitalisation rates as well...

    Authors: Simon OLENSKI, Carla SCUDERI, Alex CHOO, Aneesha Kaur BHAGAT SINGH, Mandy WAY, Lakshmanan JEYASEELAN and George JOHN

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:479

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  5. Despite the obvious survival benefit compared to that among waitlist patients, outcomes of positive crossmatch kidney transplantation (KT) are generally inferior to those of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-compa...

    Authors: Deok Gie Kim, Juhan Lee, Younhee Park, Myoung Soo Kim, Hyeon Joo Jeong, Soon Il Kim, Yu Seun Kim, Beom Seok Kim and Kyu Ha Huh

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:456

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  6. The effects of Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney Transplantation (SPKT) on Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) warrants additional study and more target focus, since little is known about the mid- and long-term effec...

    Authors: Robert Sucher, Sebastian Rademacher, Nora Jahn, Max Brunotte, Tristan Wagner, Athanasios Alvanos, Elisabeth Sucher, Daniel Seehofer, Uwe Scheuermann and Hans-Michael Hau

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:453

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  7. To investigate predictive factors related to graft failure of IgA nephropathy(IgAN) in renal allografts following living donor transplantation.

    Authors: Jin Zhang, Guo-dong Chen, Jiang Qiu, Guo-chang Liu, Li-zhong Chen, Kai Fu and Zi-xuan Wu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:446

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  8. Proteinuria after kidney transplantation portends a worse graft survival. However the magnitude of proteinuria related to patient and graft survival and its correlation with donor and recipient characteristics...

    Authors: Davide Diena, Maria Messina, Consuelo De Biase, Fabrizio Fop, Edoardo Scardino, Maura M. Rossetti, Antonella Barreca, Aldo Verri and Luigi Biancone

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:443

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  9. Successful renal transplantation (RT) reverses some of the cardiac changes and reduces cardiac mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Widened QRS-T angle reflects both ventricular repolarization and depolari...

    Authors: Andrzej Jaroszyński, Jacek Furmaga, Tomasz Zapolski, Tomasz Zaborowski, Sławomir Rudzki and Wojciech Dąbrowski

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:441

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  10. Despite improvement in short-term outcome of kidney transplants, the long-term survival of kidney transplants has not changed over past decades. Kidney biopsy is the gold standard of transplant pathology but i...

    Authors: Johanna Päivärinta, Vesa Oikonen, Anne Räisänen-Sokolowski, Tuula Tolvanen, Eliisa Löyttyniemi, Hidehiro Iida, Pirjo Nuutila, Kaj Metsärinne and Niina Koivuviita

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:437

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  11. Delayed graft function (DGF) is an important complication of kidney transplantation and can be diagnosed according to different definitions. DGF has been suggested to be associated with the long-term outcome o...

    Authors: Xiao-jun Hu, Jin Zheng, Yang Li, Xiao-hui Tian, Pu-xun Tian, He-li Xiang, Xiao-ming Pan, Chen-guang Ding, Xiao-ming Ding and Wu-jun Xue

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:409

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  12. The renal function of the remaining kidney in living donors recovers up to 60~70% of pre-donation estimated-glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) by compensatory hypertrophy. However, the degree of this hypertroph...

    Authors: Sho Nishida, Yuji Hidaka, Mariko Toyoda, Kohei Kinoshita, Kosuke Tanaka, Chiaki Kawabata, Satoshi Hamanoue, Akito Inadome, Hiroshi Yokomizo, Asami Takeda, Soichi Uekihara and Shigeyoshi Yamanaga

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:403

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  13. Medication non-adherence is a risk factor for acute kidney transplant rejection. The association of non-adherence with short-term allograft loss in patients who develop acute rejection and are subsequently tre...

    Authors: Ahmed Al-Sheyyab, Laura Binari, Mohammed Shwetar, Everly Ramos, Meghan E. Kapp, Stefanie Bala, Nikita Wilson, Rachel C. Forbes, J. Harold Helderman, Khaled Abdel-Kader and Beatrice P. Concepcion

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:373

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  14. Kidney transplantation is considered to be the treatment of choice for people with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). However, due to the shortage of available organs and the increase in the ESRD prevalence in Eu...

    Authors: M. Lorent, Y. Foucher, K. Kerleau, S. Brouard, C. Baayen, S. Lebouter, M. Naesens, O. Bestard Matamoros, A. Åsberg and M. Giral

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:365

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  15. Chronic allograft damage (CAD) is the leading cause of long-term graft dysfunction. A noninvasive method that can diagnose CAD early and monitor its development is needed.

    Authors: Qiang Zhang, Zexing Yu, Song Zeng, Lu Liang, Yue Xu, Zijian Zhang, Hao Tang, Wenjiao Jiao, Wenrui Xue, Wei Wang, Xiaodong Zhang, Tao Jiang and Xiaopeng Hu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:364

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  16. Although immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is associated with an increased risk of renal allograft failure, evidences for its treatment, including renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade (RAASB) usage,...

    Authors: Sehoon Park, Chung Hee Baek, Heounjeong Go, Young Hoon Kim, Sang–il Min, Jongwon Ha, Yong Chul Kim, Jung Pyo Lee, Yon Su Kim, Kyung Chul Moon, Su-Kil Park and Hajeong Lee

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:354

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  17. Kidney transplantation is the optimal treatment in end stage renal disease but the allograft survival is still hampered by immune reactions against the allograft. This process is driven by the recognition of a...

    Authors: Constantin Aschauer, Kira Jelencsics, Karin Hu, Andreas Heinzel, Julia Vetter, Thomas Fraunhofer, Susanne Schaller, Stephan Winkler, Lisabeth Pimenov, Guido A. Gualdoni, Michael Eder, Alexander Kainz, Heinz Regele, Roman Reindl-Schwaighofer and Rainer Oberbauer

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:346

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  18. In kidney transplantation, immunotherapy with thymoglobulin (rATG) has been used to down-regulate the patient immune system. rATG is a powerful immunobiologic drug used to deplete lymphocytes to prevent early ...

    Authors: Marcus Faria Lasmar, Rodrigo Santana Dutra, José Augusto Nogueira-Machado, Raquel A. Fabreti-Oliveira, Raquel Gomes Siqueira and Evaldo Nascimento

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:314

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  19. Neutrophil gelatinase-assoicated lipocalin (NGAL) appears to be a promising proximal tubular injury biomarker for early prediction of delayed graft function (DGF) in kidney transplant recipients. However, its ...

    Authors: Ya Mei Li, Yi Li, Lin Yan, Han Wang, Xiao Juan Wu, Jiang Tao Tang, Lan Lan Wang and Yun Ying Shi

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:291

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  20. Despite significant advances in surgical techniques, immunosuppression protocols, follow up periods and antimicrobial stewardship in modern medicine; post-renal transplantation urinary tract infection remained...

    Authors: Teklehaimanot Kiros, Daniel Asrat, Zeleke Ayenew and Estifanos Tsige

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:289

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  21. Disagreements between clinic and ambulatory blood pressure (BP) measurements are well-described in the general population. Though hypertension is frequent in renal transplant recipients, only a few studies add...

    Authors: Eitan Gluskin, Keren Tzukert, Irit Mor-Yosef Levi, Olga Gotsman, Itamar Sagiv, Roy Abel, Aharon Bloch, Dvorah Rubinger, Michal Aharon, Michal Dranitzki Elhalel and Iddo Z. Ben-Dov

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:284

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  22. Compensation of contralateral kidney function after living-donor kidney donation is well known, and many predictive factors have been proposed. However, no prediction model has been proposed. This study was pe...

    Authors: Kenji Okumura, Shigeyoshi Yamanaga, Kosuke Tanaka, Kohei Kinoshita, Akari Kaba, Mika Fujii, Masatomo Ogata, Yuji Hidaka, Mariko Toyoda, Soichi Uekihara, Akira Miyata, Akito Inadome and Hiroshi Yokomizo

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:283

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  23. In recent years we have witnessed an increase in infections due to multidrug-resistant organisms in kidney transplant recipients (KTR). In our setting, we have observed a dramatic increase in infections caused...

    Authors: Gemma Sanclemente, Marta Bodro, Carlos Cervera, Laura Linares, Frederic Cofán, Francesc Marco, Jordi Bosch, Federico Oppenheimer, Fritz Dieckmann and Asunción Moreno

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:274

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  24. Acute kidney injury represents a major threat to the transplanted kidney. Nevertheless, these kidneys have the potential to fully recover. Tubular regeneration following acute kidney injury is driven by the re...

    Authors: Daniela Knafl, Wolfgang Winnicki, Peter Mazal and Ludwig Wagner

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:251

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  25. “Acute kidney dysfunction with no rejection” (ADNR) corresponds to acute kidney injury without histological evidence of acute rejection (AR) in kidney transplant recipients (KTR). The prognosis of ADNR is unkn...

    Authors: François Paquot, Laurent Weekers, Catherine Bonvoisin, Hans Pottel and François Jouret

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:249

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  26. Weight change post-kidney transplantation and its associations in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, a group known to have poor patient and graft outcomes, are unknown. Weight change based on b...

    Authors: Sandawana William Majoni, Shahid Ullah, James Collett, Jaquelyne T. Hughes and Stephen McDonald

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:232

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  27. Cilastatin (CL) is an inhibitor of dehydropeptidase-I, which is safely used in clinical practice to prevent nephrotoxicity of antibiotics. Tacrolimus (TAC) is the most important immunosuppressant in renal tran...

    Authors: Kang Luo, Sun Woo Lim, Jian Jin, Long Jin, Hyo Wook Gil, Dai Sig Im, Hyeon Seok Hwang and Chul Woo Yang

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:221

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  28. Chronic-active antibody mediated rejection (c-aABMR) is a major contributor to long-term kidney allograft loss. We conducted a retrospective analysis to establish the efficacy of treatment with intravenous imm...

    Authors: Kasia A. Sablik, Marian C. Clahsen-van Groningen, Caspar W. N. Looman, Jeffrey Damman, Madelon van Agteren and Michiel G. H. Betjes

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:218

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  29. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in kidney transplant recipients. While the acute phase toxicity in patients with PCP is well-characterized, there is a ...

    Authors: Ji Eun Kim, Ahram Han, Hajeong Lee, Jongwon Ha, Yon Su Kim and Seung Seok Han

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:212

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  30. Kidney transplant (KT) patients presenting with cardiovascular (CVD) events are being managed increasingly in non-transplant facilities. We aimed to identify drivers of mortality and costs, including transplan...

    Authors: Amit K. Mathur, Yu-Hui Chang, D. Eric Steidley, Raymond L. Heilman, Nabil Wasif, David Etzioni, Kunam S. Reddy and Adyr A. Moss

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:190

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  31. Inflammation is more common among African Americans (AAs), and it is associated with frailty, poor physical performance, and mortality in community-dwelling older adults. Given the elevated inflammation levels...

    Authors: Prakriti Shrestha, Christine E. Haugen, Nadia M. Chu, Ashton Shaffer, Jacqueline Garonzik-Wang, Silas P. Norman, Jeremy D. Walston, Dorry L. Segev and Mara A. McAdams-DeMarco

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:176

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  32. The effect of a kidney transplant on a recipient extends beyond the restoration of kidney function. However, there is limited qualitative analysis of recipient perspectives on life following transplantation, p...

    Authors: Emily L. Tucker, Abigail R. Smith, Mark S. Daskin, Hannah Schapiro, Sabrina M. Cottrell, Evelyn S. Gendron, Peg Hill-Callahan, Alan B. Leichtman, Robert M. Merion, Stephen J. Gill and Kayse Lee Maass

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:175

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  33. Increased morbidity and mortality are well documented in Status 7(inactive list) patients. Delays in transplantation secondary to prolonged periods on inactive status also negatively impacts transplant outcome...

    Authors: Ashish Kataria, Madan Gowda, Brian Paul Lamphron, Kabir Jalal, Rocco C. Venuto and Aijaz A. Gundroo

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:174

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  34. Physicians are faced with a growing number of patients after renal transplantation undergoing graft-unrelated surgery. So far, little is known about the postoperative restitution of graft function and the risk...

    Authors: Ann-Kathrin Lederer, Dominic Haffa, Philipp Felgendreff, Frank Makowiec, Stefan Fichtner-Feigl, Roman Huber and Lampros Kousoulas

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:170

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  35. Despite the good prognosis in patients with transplant organs, limited evidence is available on how immunosuppressants affect pregnancy. The aim of this study was to determine whether immunosuppressant use aff...

    Authors: Bo Hyon Yun, Dong Jin Joo, Seok Kyo Seo, Si Hyun Cho, Young Sik Choi and Byung Seok Lee

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:161

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  36. Post transplantation diabetes mellitus (PTDM) is a common and serious complication after renal transplantation with significant morbidity and mortality. Metformin has proven benefits in the general population ...

    Authors: Basil Alnasrallah, Tze Liang Goh, Lai Wan Chan, Paul Manley and Helen Pilmore

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:147

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  37. The invention of an effective kidney preservation solution capable of prolonging harvested kidney viability is the core of kidney transplantation procedure. Researchers have been working on upgrading the prese...

    Authors: Sherif Khedr, Oleg Palygin, Tengis S. Pavlov, Gregory Blass, Vladislav Levchenko, Ammar Alsheikh, Michael W. Brands, Ashraf El-Meanawy and Alexander Staruschenko

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:145

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  38. To support effective self-management after kidney transplantation, a holistic nurse-led self-management support intervention was developed using the Intervention Mapping approach. The primary aim was to evalua...

    Authors: Janet M. J. Been-Dahmen, Denise K. Beck, Mariëlle A. C. Peeters, Heleen van der Stege, Mirjam Tielen, Marleen C. van Buren, Erwin Ista, AnneLoes van Staa and Emma K. Massey

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:143

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  39. Prospective studies combining physical functioning (PF), physical activity (PA), and body composition (BC) after living donor transplantation/donation are scarce. We aimed to study differences in these paramet...

    Authors: Natascha J. H. Broers, Tsz Yeung Fung, Jeroen P. Kooman and Maarten H. L. Christiaans

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:109

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  40. Recipients of living donor renal transplantation are typically considered to have a relatively lower immunological risk. This retrospective study aimed to compare the therapeutic efficacy and safety between ra...

    Authors: Jiang Qiu, Jun Li, Guodong Chen, Gang Huang, Qian Fu, Changxi Wang and Lizhong Chen

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:101

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  41. Five-year survival on dialysis is only 40%, compared to 74% with a deceased donor kidney transplant (DDKT) and 87% with a living donor kidney transplant (LDKT). An American Society of Transplantation (AST) Con...

    Authors: Amy D. Waterman, Crystal Anderson, Angelika Alem, John D. Peipert, Jennifer L. Beaumont, Shayna L. Henry, Bhanuja Dub, Lizeth Ambriz, Neha Bijjala, Amanda Faye Lipsey and Brian Mittman

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:78

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  42. Post transplantation anemia (PTA) is common among kidney transplant patients. PTA is associated with increased graft loss and in most studies with increased mortality. However, the effect of the severity of an...

    Authors: Amir Schechter, Anat Gafter-Gvili, Daniel Shepshelovich, Ruth Rahamimov, Uzi Gafter, Eytan Mor, Avry Chagnac and Benaya Rozen-Zvi

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:51

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  43. The magnitude of renal function recovery after kidney donation differs in donors with a heterogeneous background. Preoperative assessment of candidates with potentially unfavorable renal functional compensatio...

    Authors: Kazunobu Shinoda, Shinya Morita, Hirotaka Akita, Satoshi Tamaki, Ryohei Takahashi, Hidaka Kono, Hiroshi Asanuma, Eiji Kikuchi, Masahiro Jinzaki, Ken Nakagawa and Mototsugu Oya

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:46

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  44. The problem of organ shortage is an important issue in kidney transplantation, but the effect of kidney donation on AKI is unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of acute kidney injury (A...

    Authors: Woo Yeong Park, Min-Seok Choi, Young Soo Kim, Bum Soon Choi, Cheol Whee Park, Chul Woo Yang, Yong-Soo Kim, Kyubok Jin, Seungyeup Han and Byung Ha Chung

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:39

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  45. Only a few prospective trials exist regarding the use of novel direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) in kidney transplant recipients (KTR) with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.

    Authors: Michael Duerr, Eva V. Schrezenmeier, Lukas J. Lehner, Léon Bergfeld, Petra Glander, Stephan R. Marticorena Garcia, Christian E. Althoff, Ingolf Sack, Susanne Brakemeier, Kai-Uwe Eckardt, Klemens Budde and Fabian Halleck

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:36

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  46. Only few studies of living kidney donors have included controls that were similarly healthy, including excellent kidney function.

    Authors: Ayelet Grupper, Yoel Angel, Aharon Baruch, Idit F. Schwartz, Doron Schwartz, Richard Nakache, Yaacov Goykhman, Paulina Katz, Ido Nachmany, Nir Lubezky, Talia Weinstein, Moshe Shashar, Orit Kliuk Ben-Bassat, Shlomo Berliner, Ori Rogowski, David Zeltser…

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:30

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  47. Reproductive function in women with end stage renal disease generally improves after kidney transplant. However, pregnancy remains challenging due to the risk of adverse clinical outcomes.

    Authors: Silvi Shah, Renganathan Lalgudi Venkatesan, Ayank Gupta, Maitrik K. Sanghavi, Jeffrey Welge, Richard Johansen, Emily B. Kean, Taranpreet Kaur, Anu Gupta, Tiffany J. Grant and Prasoon Verma

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:24

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  48. The use of HbA1c ≥6.5% for diagnosis of diabetes has been challenged for post-transplantation diabetes mellitus (PTDM) also known as new onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT) due to a low sensitivity ea...

    Authors: Amin M. Ussif, Anders Åsberg, Thea Anine Strøm Halden, Espen Nordheim, Anders Hartmann and Trond Jenssen

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:12

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  49. The clinical outcome and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of living kidney donors is mostly not detrimental, but some donors experience impairment after donation. Gender-specific effects of living kidney...

    Authors: Claudia Sommerer, Sarah Estelmann, Nicole G. Metzendorf, Maren Leuschner and Martin Zeier

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:377

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  50. Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is an important therapy for recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (rFSGS) post kidney transplant. suPAR has been causally implicated in rFSGS, and shown to be a unique ...

    Authors: Nada Alachkar, Jing Li, Dany Matar, Vikas Vujjini, Sami Alasfar, Melissa Tracy, Jochen Reiser and Changli Wei

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:361

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