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The Banff 97 working classification of renal allograft pathology.
BACKGROUND Standardization of renal allograft biopsy interpretation is necessary to guide therapy and to establish an objective end point for clinical trials. This manuscript describes aExpand
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Polyomavirus-Associated Nephropathy in Renal Transplantation: Interdisciplinary Analyses and Recommendations
Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy (PVAN) is an emerging cause of kidney transplant failure affecting 1–10% of patients. As uncertainty exists regarding risk factors, diagnosis, and intervention, anExpand
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Pathologic classification of diabetic nephropathy.
Although pathologic classifications exist for several renal diseases, including IgA nephropathy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, and lupus nephritis, a uniform classification for diabeticExpand
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Clinical course of polyoma virus nephropathy in 67 renal transplant patients.
Polyoma virus (PV) can cause interstitial nephritis and lead to graft failure in renal transplant recipients. The clinical course of patients with polyoma virus nephritis (PVN) is not wellExpand
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Gastrointestinal abnormalities in children with autistic disorder.
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to evaluate the structure and function of the upper gastrointestinal tract in a group of patients with autism who had gastrointestinal symptoms. STUDY DESIGN Thirty-sixExpand
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Histological Patterns of Polyomavirus Nephropathy: Correlation with Graft Outcome and Viral Load
Polyomavirus‐associated nephropathy (PVAN) is a significant cause of allograft loss. The diagnosis requires allograft biopsy, but the impact of the histological features on diagnosis and outcome hasExpand
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The decade of polyomavirus BK-associated nephropathy: state of affairs.
In the last 10 years, better immunosuppression drugs have decreased the rates of acute rejection in kidney transplantation but have also led to the emergence of polyomavirus-associated nephropathyExpand
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Pathologic response and microdosimetry of (90)Y microspheres in man: review of four explanted whole livers.
INTRODUCTION Radioactive microsphere (90)Y therapy is increasingly used for primary and metastatic solid tumors in the liver. We present an analysis of 4 explanted livers previously treated withExpand
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Polyomavirus BK with rearranged noncoding control region emerge in vivo in renal transplant patients and increase viral replication and cytopathology
Immunosuppression is required for BK viremia and polyomavirus BK–associated nephropathy (PVAN) in kidney transplants (KTs), but the role of viral determinants is unclear. We examined BKV noncodingExpand
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Role of Enterococcus faecalisSurface Protein Esp in the Pathogenesis of Ascending Urinary Tract Infection
ABSTRACT Enterococcus faecalis bacteria isolated from patients with bacteremia, endocarditis, and urinary tract infections more frequently express the surface protein Esp than do fecal isolates. ToExpand
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