NEPHROLOGY

Eyelid and Facial Nerve Disorders

Dec 26, 2019 by in NEPHROLOGY Comments Off on Eyelid and Facial Nerve Disorders

The eyelids protect the eye and help maintain the corneal tear film. Ptosis (drooping), retraction (abnormal elevation), facial weakness (causing insufficient eyelid closure), abnormal blinking (absent or excessive), and other…

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Results of Renal Transplantation

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Introduction The use of outcome data for renal transplantation in the United States (US) represents one of the best available examples of medical care supported by local and national databases…

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Cutaneous Disease in Kidney Transplantation Patients

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Introduction Organ transplant recipients (OTRs), which include renal transplant patients, are significantly affected by cutaneous disease as a result of a prolonged immunosuppressed state. Renal transplant recipients have a 5-year…

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Neurologic Complications after Kidney Transplantation

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Neurologic complications occur frequently in the setting of kidney disease and transplantation, with an incidence reported at 10% to 21% in the posttransplant setting. Neurologic complications may arise immediately after…

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Evidence in Transplantation

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Introduction As each day goes by, the medical literature expands almost exponentially, and the literature in organ transplantation is no different. Some 27 million medical articles have been listed on…

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Kidney Transplantation in Developing Countries

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Introduction: The Role of Organ Transplantation in the Developing World Africa is the most underdeveloped continent when it comes to transplantation options for patients with end-stage organ disease. Renal failure…

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Kidney Transplantation in Children

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Introduction Kidney transplantation is the preferred treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in children and confers improved survival, skeletal growth, health-related quality of life, and neuropsychological development compared with dialysis….

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