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Sirolimus is associated with new-onset diabetes in kidney transplant recipients.
New-onset diabetes (NOD) is associated with transplant failure. A few single-center studies have suggested that sirolimus is associated with NOD, but this is not well established. With the use ofExpand
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Preemptive kidney transplantation: the advantage and the advantaged.
It remains unclear whether preemptive transplantation is beneficial, and if so, who benefits. A total of 38,836 first, kidney-only transplants between 1995 and 1998 were retrospectively studied. AExpand
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Prognosis of HIV-1-infected patients up to 5 years after initiation of HAART: collaborative analysis of prospective studies
Objective:To estimate the prognosis over 5 years of HIV-1-infected, treatment-naive patients starting HAART, taking into account the immunological and virological response to therapy. Design:AExpand
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Impact of acute rejection and new-onset diabetes on long-term transplant graft and patient survival.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Development of new therapeutic strategies to improve long-term transplant outcomes requires improved understanding of the mechanisms by which these complications limitExpand
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C4d deposition in acute rejection: an independent long-term prognostic factor.
Peritubular capillary deposition of C4d has been demonstrated to be associated with both acute humoral and vascular rejection and increased graft loss. Whether it is an independent predictor ofExpand
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Cardiac risk factors and the use of cardioprotective medications in patients with chronic renal insufficiency.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among patients with chronic renal insufficiency (CRI). beta-Adrenergic blockers, acetylsalicylic acid (ASA),Expand
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Treatment of Polyomavirus Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Systematic Review
Background. Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy (PVAN) is an important cause of kidney graft loss but there is no consensus on its management. This study aimed to systematically document allExpand
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Prognostic importance of initial response in HIV-1 infected patients starting potent antiretroviral therapy: analysis of prospective studies.
BACKGROUND We examined whether the initial virological and immunological response to highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) is prognostic in patients with HIV-1 who start HAART. METHODS WeExpand
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Prevalence and predictors of post-stroke mood disorders: A meta-analysis and meta-regression of depression, anxiety and adjustment disorder.
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the prevalence and predictors of mood disorders, determined by structured clinical interviews (ICD or DSM criteria) in people after stroke. METHODS Major electronic databasesExpand
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Mortality of Canadians treated by peritoneal dialysis in remote locations.
Patients residing in remote locations may be more likely to initiate peritoneal dialysis when starting renal replacement therapy to avoid relocation. These patients may have reduced access to medicalExpand
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