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Association of the Intrarenal Resistance Index (RI) of Transplanted Kidneys With Generalized Atherosclerosis

2014-07-24 14:11:08 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Cross sectional observational ultrasound study of transplanted kidneys and the carotid artery in consecutive recruited outpatients.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Renal Transplantation

Intervention

Vascular ultrasound

Location

Zurich
Switzerland

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Zurich

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:11:08-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

General dysfunction of an organ occurring immediately following its transplantation. The term most frequently refers to renal dysfunction following KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.

Preparative treatment of transplant recipient with various conditioning regimens including radiation, immune sera, chemotherapy, and/or immunosuppressive agents, prior to transplantation. Transplantation conditioning is very common before bone marrow transplantation.

The use of ultrasound to guide minimally invasive surgical procedures such as needle ASPIRATION BIOPSY; DRAINAGE; etc. Its widest application is intravascular ultrasound imaging but it is useful also in urology and intra-abdominal conditions.

Transfer of HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS from BONE MARROW or BLOOD between individuals within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has been used as an alternative to BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION in the treatment of a variety of neoplasms.

An organism that, as a result of transplantation of donor tissue or cells, consists of two or more cell lines descended from at least two zygotes. This state may result in the induction of donor-specific TRANSPLANTATION TOLERANCE.

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