Single-center experience with renal transplantation in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis.

  title={Single-center experience with renal transplantation in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis.},
  author={E. Wrenger and John D. Pirsch and Charles B Cangro and Anthony M D'alessandro and Stuart J Knechtle and Munci Kalayoglu and Hans W Sollinger},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  volume={10 2},
Between 1980 and 1995, 13 patients with end-stage renal disease due to Wegener's granulomatosis received 14 renal transplants (10 cadaveric, 4 living related). The mean follow-up in the 13 successfully transplanted patients was 50 months (4-107 months). One patient had primary nonfunction and received another graft 4 months later. Three episodes of acute rejection occurred in two patients, and one of these patients lost her graft due to severe vascular rejection 4 months after transplantation… CONTINUE READING


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