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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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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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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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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Cancer in Dialysis and Transplant Patients

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Dialysis patients and kidney transplant recipients have considerably greater cancer risk than the general population. This chapter discusses cancer in dialysis patients and kidney transplant recipients, with the exception of…

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