Late renal transplant failure: an adverse prognostic factor at initiation of peritoneal dialysis.

@article{Sasal2001LateRT,
  title={Late renal transplant failure: an adverse prognostic factor at initiation of peritoneal dialysis.},
  author={Joanna Sasal and David Malcolm Naimark and John Klassen and John Shea and Joanne M. Bargman},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={405-10}
}
BACKGROUND Early renal transplant failure necessitating a return to dialysis has been shown to be a poor prognostic factor for survival. Little is known about the outcome of patients with late transplant failure returning to dialysis. It was our clinical impression that late transplant failure (>2 months) carries an increased morbidity and mortality risk in patients returning to dialysis. OBJECTIVE To determine whether patients with a failed renal transplant have an outcome different to those… CONTINUE READING
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