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Genomewide Expression Profiles of Rat Model Renal Isografts From Brain Dead Donors
Background. It has been well documented that two factors, brain death (BD) and ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury, have distinct but overlapping adverse influences on the clinical outcome of renalExpand
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Increased urinary neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin levels in a rat model of upper urinary tract infection.
PURPOSE Recurrent upper urinary tract infection is a common complication of vesicoureteral reflux that often leads to irreversible renal scarring. In our previous study of a rat model of renalExpand
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Initial experience with a tailor-made simulation and navigation program using a 3-D printer model of kidney transplantation surgery.
INTRODUCTION Three-dimensional (3-D) printing systems allow for the creation of surgical models mimicking real tissue. We developed a kidney graft and pelvic cavity replica as a patient-specific 3-DExpand
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Serum Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin as a Predictor of Organ Recovery from Delayed Graft Function after Kidney Transplantation from Donors after Cardiac Death
Because of a worldwide shortage of renal grafts, kidneys procured from donors after cardiac death (DCD) have recently become an important source of renal transplants. However, DCD kidneys often haveExpand
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Gene expression profile in rat renal isografts from brain dead donors.
BACKGROUND Brain death (BD) and the subsequent ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury have cardinal implications for the pathogenesis of kidney transplantation (Tx). However, the precise mechanisticExpand
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Urinary neutrophil-gelatinase associated lipocalin is a potential noninvasive marker for renal scarring in patients with vesicoureteral reflux.
PURPOSE Renal scarring is a serious complication that often occurs with chronic pyelonephritis in the presence of vesicoureteral reflux. In a previous study we established a rat model of renalExpand
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Robot‐assisted partial nephrectomy: Superiority over laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
Nephron‐sparing surgery has been proven to positively impact the postoperative quality of life for the treatment of small renal tumors, possibly leading to functional improvements. LaparoscopicExpand
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Serum neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin during the early postoperative period predicts the recovery of graft function after kidney transplantation from donors after cardiac death.
PURPOSE Kidneys procured from donors after cardiac death hold great potential to expand the donor pool. However, they have not yet been fully used, in part due to the high incidence of delayed graftExpand
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National survey of de novo malignancy after solid organ transplantation in Japan
PurposeIn Japan, there have been no national surveys on the incidence of de novo malignancy after solid organ transplantation, which is one of the leading causes of death in transplantExpand
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Serum Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases 1 (TIMP-1) Predicts Organ Recovery from Delayed Graft Function after Kidney Transplantation from Donors after Cardiac Death
Donors after cardiac death (DCD) have recently become an important source of renal transplants to alleviate the shortage of renal grafts in kidney transplantation (KTx), although DCD kidneys oftenExpand
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