Emma M. Salisbury

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BACKGROUND Despite a recent increased awareness of the need for quality End of Life (EOL) care for patients with advanced kidney disease, there is no established method for measuring or auditing outcomes relating to EOL care in this population. METHODS We designed a one-page proforma, which was used to collect data on various aspects of EOL care relating(More)
BACKGROUND There are no clear guidelines on renal transplantation in patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-positive vasculitis. METHODS We undertook a survey of transplant centres across Europe to assess whether there was consensus about how to manage transplantation in patients with vasculitis. We then identified 107 renal allograft(More)
Tolerance has been defined as graft-specific survival in the absence of continued immunosuppression. The mechanisms of central and peripheral tolerance are discussed in this review, as well as the barriers and limitations in achieving graft-specific tolerance. The need remains for definitive laboratory assays to determine the presence of a tolerant state.(More)
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