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What does the evidence tell us about the safety of IV iron therapy in patients with CKD?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

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We report case of a 2‐year‐old male patient with EBS diagnosed with stage IV, metastatic HBL successfully treated with multi‐agent chemotherapy while on dialysis whom then underwent a simultaneous liver‐kidney transplant followed by adjuvant chemotherapy. Ultimately, the patient achieved cancer remission with normalization of his renal function. Our report emphasizes that patients with HBL in the setting of EBS will not only require careful kidney function monitoring while receiving chemotherapy, but they might also need to undergo multi‐organ transplantation in order to achieve adequate cancer control and also n...
Source: Pediatric Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research
Authors: Oh D, Kang ES, Yu S, Chun K, Huh W, Jang HR, Cho CW, Lee N, Lee KW, Park H, Park JB, Kim SJ Abstract As the need for the organ donation increases, strategies to increase kidney transplantation (KT) through expanded living donation have become essential. These include kidney paired donation (KPD) programs and desensitization in incompatible transplantations. KPD enables kidney transplant candidates with incompatible living donors to join a registry with other incompatible pairs in order to find potentially compatible living donor. Positive cross match and ABO incompatible transplantation has been successful...
Source: Journal of Korean Medical Science - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Korean Med Sci Source Type: research
Conclusions There was no significant benefit or harm with regards to the composite of death, posttransplant TVR, or dialysis associated with dTVR.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
Todd and Lindsey Taylor had barely settled in at home in Syracuse, New York with their new baby, London, when their world turned upside down. London, who had seemed perfectly healthy at birth, woke up nine days later vomiting and struggling to breathe. They rushed her to their local children’s hospital. “The doctors did an ultrasound and found a large blood clot in her aorta that was blocking the flow of blood to her kidneys,” says Todd. “They said she was in near fatal condition when we arrived, but they put her on dialysis and were able to stabilize her.” Desperate for options The doctors in...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories blood clot Dr. Anne Hansen Dr. Heung-Bae Kim Midaortic Syndrome and Renovascular Hypertension (MAS/RVH) Program neonatal intensive care unit Source Type: news
Conclusion: Belatacept is a novel costimulation blocker that is devoid of the nephrotoxic properties of CNIs and has been shown to positively impact long-term graft survival and preserve renal allograft function in low-immunologic-risk kidney transplant recipients. Data regarding its use in patients who are broadly sensitized to human leukocyte antigens are scarce, and the increased risk of rejection associated with belatacept has been a deterrent to more widespread use of this immunosuppressive agent. This case serves as an example of a highly sensitized patient that has been successfully converted to a belatacept-based C...
Source: Case Reports in Nephrology and Dialysis - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Conclusion: These data suggests familial aggregation of IgA nephropathy, confirm the clinical and histopathological heterogeneity and raise the possibility of monogenic inheritance.Nephron
Source: Nephron - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Resumo Objetivo: Caracterizar o perfil de enfrentamento e qualidade de vida dos pacientes em lista de espera de transplante renal. M étodos: Estudo transversal, com abordagem quantitativa, foram entrevistados pacientes maiores de 18 anos, alfabetizados e em lista de espera de transplante renal. Foram excluídos os pacientes em espera de mais de um órgão. A apresentação dos resultados ocorreu pela estatística descritiva - di stribuição absoluta e relativa (n - %), bem como, pelas medidas de tendência central e de variabilidade, sendo que, o estudo da distri...
Source: Acta Paulista de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
Conclusions: Bardoxolone methyl preserves kidney function and may delay the onset of ESRD in patients with T2D and stage 4 CKD.Am J Nephrol 2018;47:40 –47
Source: American Journal of Nephrology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
This article describes the state of contemporary evidence regarding use of social media tools and interventions to increase access to living donor transplantation, as reported in peer-reviewed medical literature, as well as programs that have not yet been formally evaluated.SummaryAs social media platforms continue to grow and expand, a commitment to understanding and facilitating the use of social media by the transplant community may support patients who are interested in using social media as a tool to find a living kidney donor.
Source: Current Transplantation Reports - Category: Transplant Surgery Source Type: research
Purpose: The transition from pediatric to adult medical services is an important time for an adolescent with a renal transplant. Failure to properly transition can lead to medical non-adherence and subsequent loss of graft and/or return to dialysis.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Source Type: research
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