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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 kidney transplantation. This study will look at serum specimens pre and post transplant, as well as kidney transplant specimens pre and post reperfusion to identify where the defects has occured that results in recurrence of proteinuria in a given kidney transplant.
This study will retrospectively review patient's medical records for protein in the urine, blood creatinine and kidney biopsy results. Also character of the fluid used to flush the kidney before transplant will be analyzed.
Time Perspective: Retrospective
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Transplant Clinic
Active, not recruiting
University of Miami
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:58-0400
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The presence of proteins in the urine, an indicator of KIDNEY DISEASES.
A condition in which total serum protein level is below the normal range. Hypoproteinemia can be caused by protein malabsorption in the gastrointestinal tract, EDEMA, or PROTEINURIA.
Pathological processes of the KIDNEY without inflammatory or neoplastic components. Nephrosis may be a primary disorder or secondary complication of other diseases. It is characterized by the NEPHROTIC SYNDROME indicating the presence of PROTEINURIA and HYPOALBUMINEMIA with accompanying EDEMA.
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