Successful second kidney transplantation in a patient with focal glomerulosclerosis. A case report.

@article{Hosenpud1985SuccessfulSK,
  title={Successful second kidney transplantation in a patient with focal glomerulosclerosis. A case report.},
  author={Janet R Hosenpud and Walter F. Piering and John C. Garancis and H Myron Kauffman},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={1985},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={299-304}
}
We report a woman who developed renal failure due to focal glomerulosclerosis (FGS). This disease recurred immediately in a kidney transplant from her brother resulting in removal of that graft. She subsequently received a cadaver kidney transplant, and FGS has not recurred after 24 months. This is the first report of nonrecurrence in a second kidney graft, when the first was lost due to recurrent FGS. Whether timing or tissue typing of the second graft in relationship to the first is important… CONTINUE READING