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Morphological Spectrum of Polyoma Virus Disease in Renal Allografts: Diagnostic Accuracy of Urine Cytology
The morphological features of polyoma virus disease (PVDz) in 571 concurrent urine and biopsy samples from 413 patients are described. In 54 patients PV was found in both biopsy and urine samples.Expand
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Post-transplant renal artery stenosis: impact of therapy on long-term kidney function and blood pressure control.
PURPOSE We assessed the long-term outcome of different treatment methods for transplant renal artery stenosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Outcome data for 23 patients with transplant renal arteryExpand
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Improved results of vascular reconstruction in pediatric and young adult patients with renovascular hypertension.
From 1955 to 1988, 56 patients 21 years old or younger underwent surgical treatment for renovascular hypertension at our clinic. The cause of renal artery disease was fibrous dysplasia in 53Expand
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Ocular implications of long-term prednisone therapy in children.
We compared 23 patients (ages 4 to 18 years) who were receiving long-term oral prednisone therapy with 31 normal controls (ages 7 to 16 years). Indications for corticosteroid treatment included renalExpand
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Elevated Serum Phosphate Predicts Mortality in Renal Transplant Recipients
Background. High serum phosphate has been identified as an important contributor to the vascular calcification seen in patients with chronic kidney disease (Block et al., Am J Kidney Dis 1998; 31:Expand
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Secondary renal revascularization for recurrent renal artery stenosis.
Six patients are presented who underwent secondary renal revascularization for recurrent renal artery stenosis. The initial pathologic diagnosis was fibrous dysplasia in three patients andExpand
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Elevated Homocysteine Is a Predictor of All-Cause Mortality in a Prospective Cohort of Renal Transplant Recipients
Background: In patients with chronic kidney disease, an elevated homocysteine concentration is associated with an increased incidence of cardiovascular events. Aim: The aim of this study was toExpand
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Troponin T is an independent predictor of mortality in renal transplant recipients.
BACKGROUND Numerous reports have demonstrated an association between elevated Troponin T levels and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease. However, whether raisedExpand
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Elevated soluble cellular adhesion molecules are associated with increased mortality in a prospective cohort of renal transplant recipients
BackgroundIncreased plasma levels of cellular adhesion molecules (CAMs) have been shown to be predictors of all cause mortality in individuals with chronic renal failure [1, 2] and patients withExpand
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