Desensitization in HLA-incompatible kidney recipients and survival.

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BACKGROUND More than 20,000 candidates for kidney transplantation in the United States are sensitized to HLA and may have a prolonged wait for a transplant, with a reduced transplantation rate and an increased rate of death. One solution is to perform live-donor renal transplantation after the depletion of donor-specific anti-HLA antibodies. Whether such… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1012376

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