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ACTH Gel in Resistant Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis after Kidney Transplantation.

Treatment of focal segmental glomerular sclerosis (FSGS) after kidney transplantation is challenging with unpredictable outcomes. The objective was to investigate the use of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) analogue gel in kidney transplant recipients with de novo or recurrent FSGS resistant to therapeutic plasma exchange and/or rituximab.


Successful Kidney Transplantation in a Patient with Unipapillary Kidney.

A unipapillary kidney is a very rare anomaly in humans. In this paper, we report on a case of a 47-year-old woman with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) due to unipapillary kidney, who had been on hemodialysis for 20 years and who had successfully received deceased-donor kidney transplantation. The aim of this report is to present a case of a rare unipapillary kidney patient who underwent kidney transplantation without any urological complications. Our results suggest that kidney transplantation may be an eff...

Single dose versus multiple doses of rituximab for preemptive therapy of Epstein-Barr virus reactivation after hematopoietic cell transplantation.

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) reactivation is an unresolved medical issue after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Rituximab treatment is recommended for EBV reactivation after HSCT but the number of doses of rituximab to use is unclear. In this study, risk factors and outcomes of patients who needed 1 dose vs >1 doses of preemptive rituximab to clear EBV viremia were compared. A higher viral load was more likely to be associated with higher doses of rituximab. Patients whose EBV viremi...


Favorable Outcomes of Elderly ABO-Incompatible Kidney Transplantation-Pilot Single Center Experience.

The growth in the end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) population has been predominantly in the older adult population. In Japan, ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation has become an acceptable treatment option. However, few studies have been conducted on elderly ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation.

Simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney Transplantation Versus Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Alone: an Outcome-Driven Choice?

The choice of optimum transplant in a patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and chronic kidney disease stage V (CKD V) is not clear. The purpose of this review was to investigate this in more detail-in particular the choice between a simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation (SPKT) and living donor kidney transplantation (LDKT), including recent evidence, to aid clinicians and their patients in making an informed choice in their care.

Mesenchymal stromal cells in kidney transplantation.

Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) have emerged as one of the most promising candidates for immunomodulatory cell therapy in kidney transplantation. Here we describe novel insights into the MSC mechanism of action and provide an overview of initial safety and feasibility studies with MSC in kidney transplantation.

Simultaneous liver and kidney transplantation: How to expand the kidney donor pool?

"Hard cases make bad law." The legal maxim comes to mind as we read the interesting review by Shekhtman et al. on simultaneous dual-kidney liver transplantation (DLKT) in the United States. The first thing that strikes us is the very rarity of the procedure. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Incidence, Risk Factors and Outcomes of Early Acute Kidney Injury After Heart Transplantation: An 18-year Experience.

Little is known about the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI), as defined using the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcome (KDIGO) classification, after heart transplantation (HT).

Diabetic Nephropathy after Kidney Transplantation in Patients with Pre-transplantation Type II Diabetes: A Retrospective Case Series Study from a High-Volume Center in the United States.

Patients with type II diabetes mellitus (DM) undergoing renal transplantation are at risk of diabetic nephropathy (DN) in the transplanted kidney. The true risk of developing post-transplantation DN is unknown, and post-transplantation DN is poorly characterized in the literature.

Establishing a Core Outcome Measure for Life Participation: a Standardized Outcomes in Nephrology - Kidney Transplantation (SONG-Tx) Consensus Workshop Report.

Kidney transplantation confers substantial survival and quality of life benefits for many patients with end-stage kidney disease compared with dialysis, but complications and side-effects of immunosuppression can impair participation in daily life activities. Life participation is a critically important patient-reported outcome for kidney transplant recipients but is infrequently and inconsistently measured in trials. We convened a consensus workshop on establishing an outcome measure for life participation...

Mechanisms of injury in APOL1-associated kidney disease.

An improved understanding of the pathogenesis in apolipoprotein L1 gene (APOL1)-gene associated chronic kidney disease (CKD) arose from observations in kidney transplantation. APOL1 genotyping could soon improve the safety of living kidney donation in individuals with recent African ancestry and alter the allocation of deceased donor kidneys.

The role of kidney transplantation and phosphate binder use in vitamin K status.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in end-stage renal disease and is strongly associated with vascular calcification. Both kidney transplantation and phosphate binders may lower the risk of vascular calcification. Vascular calcification is actively inhibited by vitamin-K-dependent matrix γ-carboxyglutamic acid protein (MGP). Whether kidney transplantation or phosphate binders affect vitamin K status is unknown. Therefore, we studied the influence of kidney transplantation and phosphate bi...

Development and validation of a prognostic model for kidney function 1 year after combined pancreas and kidney transplantation using pre-transplant donor and recipient variables.

The widening gap between demand and supply of organs for transplantation provides extraordinary challenges for ethical donor organ allocation rules. The transplant community is forced to define favorable recipient/donor combinations for simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation. The aim of this study is the development of a prognostic model for the prediction of kidney function 1 year after simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation using pre-transplant donor and recipient variables with subsequen...

Atrial changes after kidney transplant: what diagnostic and therapeutic perspectives?

Kidney transplant is known to be the first choice therapy for end stage chronic kidney disease, also for its positive effects on kidney transplant recipients cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Several evidences evaluated the morphological changes of the left ventricle before and after transplantation, demonstrating a positive effect of at least partial regression of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in kidney transplant recipients. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Development of antibody mediated rejection shortly after acute cellular rejection in a pediatric kidney transplantation recipient.

Acute rejection is a major cause of graft loss in patients with kidney transplantations. However, the appropriate timing for performing a biopsy is often difficult to gauge in a clinical settings. We encountered an 8-year-old boy in whom antibody mediated rejection (AMR) associated with de novo donor-specific antibody (DSA) developed shortly after an episode of type IA acute cellular rejection (ACR). He had received a preemptive ABO-compatible kidney transplantation due to bilateral renal hypoplasia. Type I...

23rd Nantes Actualités Transplantation: "Genomics and Immunogenetics of Kidney and Inflammatory Diseases - Lessons for Transplantation".

A review of the possibility of adopting financially driven live donor kidney transplantation.

Kidney transplantation for end-stage renal disease remains the preferred solution due to its survival advantage, enhanced quality of life and cost-effectiveness. The main obstacle worldwide with this modality of treatment is the scarcity of organs. The demand has always exceeded the supply resulting in different types of donations. Kidney donation includes pure living related donors, deceased donors, living unrelated donors (altruistic), paired kidney donation and more recently compensated kidney donation. ...

Measurement Characteristics of the Knowledge Assessment of Renal Transplantation (KART).

Kidney transplant is the best treatment for most end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients, but proportionally few ESRD patients receive kidney transplant. To make an informed choice about whether to pursue kidney transplant, patients must be knowledgeable of its risks and benefits. To reliably and validly measure ESRD patients' kidney transplant knowledge, rigorously tested measures are required. This paper describes the development and psychometric testing of the Knowledge Assessment of Renal Transplantatio...

Office Visit: Kidney Transplantation of a Dreamer.

This editorial describes a patient who was cared for by the author. The patient developed end-stage kidney disease in the United States at the age of 17 but was denied kidney transplantation due to lack of insurance because of her immigration status. With the enactment of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the patient was able to obtain a job and health insurance. The patient then received a kidney transplant when she was 27 years, after undergoing peritoneal dialysis for 10 years. T...

Defining kidney allograft benefit from successful pancreas transplant: separating fact from fiction.

To define the natural history of kidney allograft loss related to recurrent diabetes following transplant, and to understand the potential benefit of pancreas transplantation upon kidney allograft survival.

Influence of Pre-Transplant Midodrine Use on Outcomes after Kidney Transplantation.

Evaluation of potential kidney transplant recipients is important to identify and treat conditions that may influence graft or patient survival after transplantation. We performed a single-center, observational cohort study to determine whether pre-transplant midodrine use influences outcomes after kidney transplantation. We analyzed graft and patient outcomes for adult patients who underwent a kidney-only transplantation at Barnes-Jewish Hospital from January 1999 to December 2015. We quantified adjusted a...

Temporal Changes in the Impact of HLA Mismatching Among Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Allocation for pediatric deceased-donor kidney transplantation (pDDKT) in the United States now deemphasizes HLA matching to improve equality in access to transplantation, but other national systems still consider HLA matching due to concerns about graft survival. We hypothesized that the impact of HLA mismatching has decreased over time due to advances including improved immunosuppression.

Pharmacokinetics and drug interactions of medications used to treat hepatitis C virus infection in the setting of chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation.

Hepatitis C infection in patients with chronic kidney disease or kidney transplant carries higher morbidity and mortality compared to noninfected patients. Historically, patients with advanced kidney disease and kidney transplant recipients were undertreated given the multiple adverse effects and limited efficacy of interferon-based therapies for chronic hepatitis C. The development of direct-acting antivirals in the past few years has opened an unprecedented opportunity for treating these populations. Howe...

In-Hospital Mortality and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events after Kidney Transplantation in the United States.

Kidney transplantation (KT) is the treatment of choice for end-stage kidney disease. Cardiovascular disease is a major determinant of morbidity and mortality in patients with KT. Temporal trends in perioperative cardiovascular outcomes after KT are understudied, especially in light of an aging KT waitlist population.

The Regulation of IFN Type I Pathway Related Genes RSAD2 and ETV7 Specifically Indicate Antibody-Mediated Rejection After Kidney Transplantation.

Antibody-mediated rejection (ABMR) after kidney transplantation (KTx) remains the crucial obstacle to successful long-term graft function. The identification of gene signatures involved in ABMR could grant the basis for better prevention and treatment strategies.


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