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    Journal of the American…
    1991

Recurrent diseases in the renal allograft.

@article{Ramos1991RecurrentDI,
  title={Recurrent diseases in the renal allograft.},
  author={E L Ramos},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={1991},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={
          109-21
        }
}
Although recurrent diseases in the renal transplant are becoming increasing recognized as graft survival continue to improve, they account for less than 2 to 4% of all allograft failures. The most frequent cause of recurrent disease is recurrent glomerulonephritis. Among the recurrent glomerulonephritides, type II membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, immunoglobulin A nephropathy, and focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis have the highest rates of recurrence. The observation continues to… CONTINUE READING

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