Successful split liver-kidney transplant for factor H associated hemolytic uremic syndrome.

@article{Saland2009SuccessfulSL,
  title={Successful split liver-kidney transplant for factor H associated hemolytic uremic syndrome.},
  author={Jeffrey M. Saland and Benjamin L Shneider and Jonathan S. Bromberg and Patricia A Shi and Stephen Geoffrey Ward and Margret S. Magid and Corinne Benchimol and Mouin G. Seikaly and Sukru H. Emre and Elena Bresin and Giuseppe Remuzzi},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={201-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES A male infant with a family history of thrombotic microangiopathy developed atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS). DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Case report. RESULTS Genetic analysis demonstrated a heterozygous mutation (S1191L) of CFH, the gene coding complement factor H (CFH). The child suffered many episodes of HUS, each treated with plasma exchange. In time, despite initiation of a prophylactic regimen of plasma exchange, his renal function… CONTINUE READING
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