Low incidence of BK virus nephropathy after simultaneous kidney pancreas transplantation.

@article{Gupta2006LowIO,
  title={Low incidence of BK virus nephropathy after simultaneous kidney pancreas transplantation.},
  author={Gaurav Gupta and R. L. Shapiro and Ngoc Thuy Thi Thai and Parmjeet S Randhawa and Abhay N Vats},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2006},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={
          382-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND BK virus renal allograft nephropathy (BKVAN) in the setting of simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation (SKPT) has been inadequately studied and reported. We analyzed our data on the incidence of BKVAN and its outcome in SKPT recipients at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and affiliated centers and report significant differences compared to previous studies. METHODS This study used retrospective review and case studies. RESULTS A review of 243 consecutive SKPT… CONTINUE READING

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