Kidney Transplant in a 26-Year-Old Nigerian Patient with Sickle Cell Nephropathy

@inproceedings{Okafor2012KidneyTI,
  title={Kidney Transplant in a 26-Year-Old Nigerian Patient with Sickle Cell Nephropathy},
  author={Umezurike Hughes Okafor and Chinyere Mmanwanyi Wachukwu and Pedro Emem-chioma and Friday Samuel Wokoma},
  booktitle={Case reports in nephrology},
  year={2012}
}
Sickle cell nephropathy (SCN) is a common complication of sickle cell disease (SCD). It has variable presentation, ranging from hyposthenuria to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Management of ESRD in SCD patients is froth with multiple challenges which has potential to impact negatively the outcome of the patient. Kidney transplant is the preferred renal replacement therapy in these patients. The objective of this case study is to report kidney transplant in a Nigerian young man with sickle cell… CONTINUE READING
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