Urinary tract infections after renal transplantation.

  title={Urinary tract infections after renal transplantation.},
  author={Sabine Schmaldienst and Elisabeth Dittrich and Walter Hermann H{\"o}rl},
  journal={Current opinion in urology},
  volume={12 2},
Up to now one of the major problems for successful organ transplantation has been the reaction of the immune system of the recipient against the donor organ. This could lead to acute and chronic rejection, and in cases of unsuccessful treatment to the loss of the transplant. In organ graft recipients, immunosuppressive agents are used to prevent or treat rejection episodes and to maintain graft function. Although there is an increasing number of immunosuppressive substances, the… CONTINUE READING


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