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Report from the National Transplantation Pregnancy Registry (NTPR): outcomes of pregnancy after transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20524279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
With the constant advent of new developments and modifications in immunosuppressive regimens, clinicians are responsible for providing pregnancy counseling in all pre- and post-transplant recipients of childbearing age. As individual physicians and centers accrue experience with these major therapeutic decisions, it is critical that both positive and negative outcomes be reported in appropriate settings-symposia, meetings, publications, and registries. Future analyses from the NTPR are directed at potential effects of newer immunosuppressive regimens, not only from immediate exposure, but also from continued exposures such as may occur from breastfeeding. As the registry study design allows for contact between registry staff and recipients and their health care providers, efforts are ongoing to analyze long-term outcomes of parent and child. Continued close collaboration among specialists will help to better identify potential pregnancy risks in these populations, particularly as new immunosuppressive agents are developed. Therefore, centers are encouraged to report all pregnancy exposures in transplant recipients to the NTPR.
Authors:
Lisa A Coscia; Serban Constantinescu; Michael J Moritz; Adam Frank; Carlo B Ramirez; Warren L Maley; Cataldo Doria; Carolyn H McGrory; Vincent T Armenti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical transplants     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0890-9016     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Transpl     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-07     Completed Date:  2010-07-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812419     Medline TA:  Clin Transpl     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dept of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Birth Weight
Cesarean Section / statistics & numerical data
Child
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Immunosuppressive Agents / adverse effects,  therapeutic use
Infant, Newborn
Live Birth
Organ Transplantation / physiology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome / epidemiology*
Questionnaires
Registries*
Treatment Outcome
United States
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunosuppressive Agents

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