Karolien H. Olie

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Hemolytic uremic syndrome not associated with diarrhea (diarrhea negative, atypical) is less common than the diarrhea-positive typical form, but frequently results in end-stage renal failure. Although there are anecdotal cases of successful treatment with fresh frozen plasma alone, the value of this treatment compared with plasma exchange (PE) is difficult(More)
Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) frequently leads to end-stage renal failure and can relapse after transplantation. A 12-year-old girl presenting with familial atypical HUS with a factor H mutation was successfully transplanted 6 years after a first transplant that had failed because of immediate recurrent HUS. Prophylactic plasma exchange before(More)
Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) can recur after renal transplantation and often leads to graft loss. In some series of familial HUS, the risk of early graft loss due to recurrence of HUS approaches 100% despite any therapy. This led some authors to claim that kidney transplantation is contraindicated in those patients. The authors describe an(More)
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