Dextran removal by plasmapheresis in a kidney-pancreas transplant recipient with dextran 40-induced osmotic nephrosis.

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Osmotic nephrosis with acute kidney injury can follow the administration of colloid volume expanders and other hypertonic solutions. In the kidney transplant setting, such agents may be used in the donor before organ procurement and in the recipient during the perioperative period. We report a case of acute lung and kidney injury after infusion of dextran… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2010.10.057

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