Renal allograft calcification -- prevalence and etiology in pediatric patients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Calcification of renal allografts has been reported in adult kidney transplant (KTx) recipients with a widely differing prevalence (2-60%). Persistent hyperparathyroidism, hypercalcemia and concomitant hypercalciuria were identified as major risk factors. We aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors for such calcifications in children… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000217585

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