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By Jorge Martinez Residente de Nefrologia
Miklos Z Molnar, Danh V Nguyen, Yanjun Chen, Vanessa Ravel, Elani Streja, Mahesh Krishnan, Csaba P Kovesdy, Rajnish Mehrotra, Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh
BACKGROUND: Most current scoring tools to predict allograft and patient survival upon kidney transplantion are based on variables collected posttransplantation. We developed a novel score to predict posttransplant outcomes using pretransplant information including routine laboratory data available before or at the time of transplantation. METHODS: Linking the 5-year patient data of a large dialysis organization to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, we identified 15 125 hemodialysis patients who underwent first deceased transplantion...
July 7, 2016: Transplantation
Umasankar Mathuram Thiyagarajan, Amirthavarshini Ponnuswamy, Atul Bagul
Thymoglobulin (Thymoglobulin®; Genzyme, Cambridge, Mass., USA) is a polyclonal antibody which has been used in the field of transplantation over the last four decades. With an initial hesitancy, it is widely used now in the prevention and treatment of rejection following renal transplantation. Thymoglobulin's lack of nephrotoxic properties (unlike calcineurin inhibitors) may potentiate it to be a very useful induction therapy during the early days following transplantation, particularly in a donation after circulatory death programme...
2013: American Journal of Nephrology
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