Donor-recipient sex mismatch in kidney transplantation.

  title={Donor-recipient sex mismatch in kidney transplantation.},
  author={Jane C. Tan and Jane Paik Kim and Glenn M. Chertow and F. Carl Grumet and Manisha Desai},
  journal={Gender medicine},
  volume={9 5},
BACKGROUND The lack of reliable human proxies for minor (ie, non-HLA) histocompatibility loci hampers the ability to leverage these factors toward improving transplant outcomes. Despite conflicting reports of the effect of donor-recipient sex mismatch on renal allografts, the association between acute rejection of renal allografts and the development of human alloantibodies to the male H-Y antigen suggested to us that donor-recipient sex mismatch deserved re-evaluation. OBJECTIVE To evaluate… CONTINUE READING


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