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Recurrent renal disease after renal transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7881983     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recurrent disease does not lead to the loss of large numbers of allografted kidneys, but it is a source of serious concern in recipients with type I hyperoxaluria and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. In patients with a number of other causes of renal failure, it may affect the use of living related donors. Recent topics for debate include the failure of cyclosporine to modify the incidence of recurrent disease, the realization that IgA nephropathy may in the long term lead to graft destruction, the fact that membranous nephropathy may recur in a quarter of the cases, and the knowledge that a nephrotic syndrome may reappear after transplantation for the Finnish congenital nephrotic syndrome.
Authors:
J S Cameron
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1062-4821     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Nephrol. Hypertens.     Publication Date:  1994 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-04-13     Completed Date:  1995-04-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303753     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  602-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Clinical Science Labs, Guy's Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Kidney Diseases / etiology*
Kidney Transplantation*
Postoperative Period
Recurrence
Tissue Donors
Transplantation, Homologous

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