An analysis of early renal transplant protocol biopsies--the high incidence of subclinical tubulitis.

@article{Shapiro2001AnAO,
  title={An analysis of early renal transplant protocol biopsies--the high incidence of subclinical tubulitis.},
  author={Ron L Shapiro and Parmjeet Singh Randhawa and Mark L. Jordan and Velma P. Scantlebury and Carlos A Vivas and Ashokkumar Jain and Robert J. Corry and Jerry McCauley and James R Johnston and Joseph B Donaldson and Edward A. Gray and Igor Dvorchik and Thomas R. Hakala and John J. Fung and Thomas E. Starzl},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2001},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={47-50}
}
To investigate the possibility that we have been underestimating the true incidence of acute rejection, we began to perform protocol biopsies after kidney transplantation. This analysis looks at the one-week biopsies. Between March 1 and October 1, 1999, 100 adult patients undergoing cadaveric kidney or kidney/pancreas transplantation, or living donor kidney transplantation, underwent 277 biopsies. We focused on the subset of biopsies in patients without delayed graft function (DGF) and with… CONTINUE READING
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