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Serum cystatin C is superior to serum creatinine as a marker of kidney function: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Serum cystatin C (Cys C) has been proposed as a simple, accurate, and rapid endogenous marker of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in research and clinical practice. However, there areExpand
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Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLDs) are a group of conditions that involve uncontrolled proliferation of lymphoid cells as a consequence of extrinsic immunosuppression after organExpand
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Costimulation blockade with belatacept in renal transplantation.
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Improved equations estimating GFR in children with chronic kidney disease using an immunonephelometric determination of cystatin C
The Chronic Kidney Disease in Children study is a cohort of about 600 children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the United States and Canada. The independent variable for our observations was aExpand
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Outcomes from pandemic influenza A H1N1 infection in recipients of solid-organ transplants: a multicentre cohort study.
BACKGROUND There are few data on the epidemiology and outcomes of influenza infection in recipients of solid-organ transplants. We aimed to establish the outcomes of pandemic influenza A H1N1 andExpand
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An OPTN Analysis of National Registry Data on Treatment of BK Virus Allograft Nephropathy in the United States
Introduction. Published data for BK virus allograft nephropathy, a recently emerged graft-threatening complication of kidney transplantation, are from limited-center series. Since June 30, 2004, theExpand
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Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders after Renal Transplantation in the United States in Era of Modern Immunosuppression
Background. Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD) still represent a major preoccupation after renal transplantation, even in the most recent years. Methods. We analyzed the incidence,Expand
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Adolescent Transition to Adult Care in Solid Organ Transplantation: A consensus conference report
Transition of care from pediatric to adult‐oriented health care providers is difficult for children with special health care needs. Children who have received solid organ transplants and theirExpand
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Dissociation of Depletional Induction and Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disease in Kidney Recipients Treated With Alemtuzumab
Transplant patients are at the risk for posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD), a virally‐driven malignancy. Induction with the depleting antibody preparations Thymoglobulin and OKT3 isExpand
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Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and use of mycophenolate mofetil after kidney transplantation.
Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) use may be associated with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). We conducted a retrospective cohort study of 32,757 renal transplant recipients using theExpand
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