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A Culturally Targeted Transplant Program

2017-09-10 23:13:23 | BioPortfolio

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Explore Transplant @Home Within Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Today, there are 25 million Americans with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and 660,000 patients in full kidney failure, the final CKD stage, known as end stage renal disease (ESRD). Over half...

A Trial Comparing Prograf and Neoral Use in Kidney Transplant Recipients of Hispanic Ethnicity

This study aims to compare outcomes in renal transplant recipients in the hispanic population based on their immunosuppressant regimens.

Prospective Pilot Feasibility Study Comparing Envarsus Once-a-day to Tacrolimus Twice-a-day Immunosuppressive Regimen on Drug Bioavailability in Hispanic First Time Kidney Transplant Recipients

This investigator-initiated post-marketing study will evaluate the role of Hispanic ethnicity on drug dosing of Envarsus in first-time stable renal transplant recipients. Tacrolimus trough...

Proteinuria in Pre and Post Transplant

Patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) who progress rapidly to end stage renal disease (ESRD) are at highest risk for development of recurrence of proteinuria following ki...

The Study of Long-term Deterioration of Kidney Transplants.

This study is being done to create a kidney transplant database with information from many transplant centers for the purpose of studying ways to help improve transplant outcomes and the c...

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Assessment and management of coronary artery disease in kidney and pancreas transplant candidates.

: Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) undergoing evaluation for kidney and/or pancreas transplantation represent a population with unique cardiovascular (CV) profiles and unique therapeutic n...

Efficacy of therapeutic plasma exchange on angiotensin II type-1 receptor antibodies on two kidney transplant recipients.

Angiotensin II type-1 receptor antibody (AT1RAb) has been reported to cause antibody mediated rejection (AMR) in kidney transplant recipients possibly by contraction of renal arteries. We here report ...

Living Kidney Donor Risk of ESRD.

We thank Dr. Steiner for his comments on our recent paper on ESRD among prior living kidney donors. We agree that diabetes as a cause of end stage renal disease for living kidney donors (7.8% of ESRD ...

Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant complicated by Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Kidney Transplant from the same donor with no Immunosuppression but C5 Inhibition.

Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is life-threatening condition particularly when complicating allograft hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT). In the past, the outcome was very poor with ...

Racial Disparities in Nephrology Consultation and Disease Progression among Veterans with CKD: An Observational Cohort Study.

Incident rates of ESRD are much higher among black and Hispanic patients than white patients. Access to nephrology care before progression to ESRD is associated with better clinical outcomes among pat...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A derivative of sirolimus and an inhibitor of TOR SERINE-THREONINE KINASES. It is used to prevent GRAFT REJECTION in heart and kidney transplant patients by blocking cell proliferation signals. It is also an ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENT.

The compulsory portion of Medicare that is known as the Hospital Insurance Program. All persons 65 years and older who are entitled to benefits under the Old Age, Survivors, Disability and Health Insurance Program or railroad retirement, persons under the age of 65 who have been eligible for disability for more than two years, and insured workers (and their dependents) requiring renal dialysis or kidney transplantation are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part A.

A complication of kidney diseases characterized by cell death involving KIDNEY PAPILLA in the KIDNEY MEDULLA. Damages to this area may hinder the kidney to concentrate urine resulting in POLYURIA. Sloughed off necrotic tissue may block KIDNEY PELVIS or URETER. Necrosis of multiple renal papillae can lead to KIDNEY FAILURE.

Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports basic and applied research for a national program in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases. It was established in 1948.

The outer zone of the KIDNEY, beneath the capsule, consisting of KIDNEY GLOMERULUS; KIDNEY TUBULES, DISTAL; and KIDNEY TUBULES, PROXIMAL.

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