Angie Nishio-Lucar

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Among adults, living donor kidney transplant rates began declining in the United States after 2004 but whether a similar decline is occurring in the pediatric candidates has not been well studied. Share 35, a change in allocation rules implemented in October of 2005, may also have influenced rates of living donation. We sought to determine whether a decline(More)
Transplantation is the treatment of choice for end stage renal disease. Kidney transplants convey both a significant survival advantage to the individual recipient as well as cost savings to the medical system. Circulating alloantibodies directed against donor human leukocyte antigens and blood group antigens are fairly common among potential recipients.(More)
BACKGROUND Previous analyses of the United States transplant database regarding long-term outcomes in kidney transplantation have shown minimal improvement in the rate of long-term graft loss. This study sought to analyze intermediate-term outcomes and graft function at 6 months in kidney transplantation in adult living and deceased donor recipients in the(More)
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