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Chimerism and Tolerance Without GVHD or Engraftment Syndrome in HLA-Mismatched Combined Kidney and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Durable chimerism and donor-specific tolerance can be safely achieved without GVHD in HLA-mismatched donor/recipient pairs. Teaching Tolerance According to Greek mythology, the Chimera was aExpand
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Assessing Antibody Strength: Comparison of MFI, C1q, and Titer Information
The presence of donor‐specific HLA antibodies before or after transplantation may have different implications based on the antibody strength. Yet, current approaches do not provide informationExpand
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Alemtuzumab Induction and Prednisone‐Free Maintenance Immunotherapy in Simultaneous Pancreas‐Kidney Transplantation Comparison With Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin Induction – Long‐Term Results
This study compared the effects of using two T‐cell depleting antibodies, alemtuzumab (anti‐CD 52, Campath‐1H®) and rabbit antithymocyte globulin (Thymoglobulin®), as induction immunosuppression forExpand
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Proposed classification of complications after live donor nephrectomy.
OBJECTIVES A standardized classification for the potential complications of living donor nephrectomy is an essential step in establishing a construct for monitoring and reporting the outcomes of thisExpand
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A decade of minimally invasive donation: experience with more than 1200 laparoscopic donor nephrectomies at a single institution
Leventhal JR, Paunescu S, Baker TB, Caciedo JC, Skaro A, Kocak B, Gallon L, Friedewald J, Luo X, Kaufman DB, Fryer JP, Abecassis MM. A decade of minimally invasive donation: experience with more thanExpand
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Prolongation of cardiac xenograft survival by depletion of complement.
Complement (C) activation is thought to be critical for the hyperacute rejection of xenografts. We investigated the role of C in the rejection of discordant cardiac xenografts by studying outcome inExpand
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Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy 1997 to 2003: lessons learned with 500 cases at a single institution.
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy (LDN) is a less invasive alternative to traditional open nephrectomy that has several potential advantages. However, there have been few large seriesExpand
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Alemtuzumab Induction and Prednisone‐Free Maintenance Immunotherapy in Kidney Transplantation: Comparison with Basiliximab Induction—Long‐Term Results
This study examined alemtuzumab (anti‐CD 52, Campath‐1H) and basiliximab (anti‐CD 25, Simulect) as induction immunosuppression in kidney transplantation.
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A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF RAPID CORTICOSTEROID ELIMINATION IN SIMULTANEOUS PANCREAS-KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION: Comparison of Two Maintenance Immunosuppression Protocols: Tacrolimus/Mycophenolate Mofetil
Background. We examined the feasibility of rapid corticosteroid elimination in simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation. Methods. Forty consecutive simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplantExpand
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Long-Term Renal Transplant Function in Recipient of Simultaneous Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Maintained With Two Prednisone-Free Maintenance Immunosuppressive Combinations:
Background. It is not known how different steroid-free immunosuppressive combinations affect long-term kidney transplant function in recipients of simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplant (SPK).Expand
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