J Andrew Bradley

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This prospective, longitudinal cohort study investigated the effect of donating or receiving a kidney on quality of life and relationship dynamics. Forty donors and 35 recipients from two UK transplantation centres completed the World Health Organisation quality of life questionnaire (WHOQOL) with additional questionnaires before, 6 weeks and one year after(More)
The use of kidneys from non-heart beating donors (NHBDs) presents a paradox; whilst they provide more organs for transplantation, there is an increased risk of poor graft outcome, particularly in the short term. This study has highlighted the difference in early graft function and late graft survival between NHBD kidneys with short (controlled) and long(More)
BACKGROUND Successful islet transplantation in type 1 diabetes requires tolerance induction of both allo- and autoreactive T-cell responses. Monoclonal antibodies targeting the CD4 coreceptor on T-helper cells have been shown to be effective in this regard. In type 1 diabetes, there is some evidence to suggest that cytokines such as interleukin (IL)-1 may(More)
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