Plasma n-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Levels and Survival in Renal Transplantation
The major n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids linoleic acid (LA) and arachidonic acid (AA) play a role in inflammation and glucose metabolism, which could affect patient and renal transplant survival.
A baby boy born in Texas without much of his skin is finally at home after months of treatment and transplants of skin grown in a lab from his cells
This article discusses the basic science and clinical data that support the hypothesis that these changes pose pathophysiologic and potential novel therapeutic challenges.
ConclusionsPCPs report several barriers in providing care to hematologic malignancy/HCT survivors. Clinical experience with this patient population is associated with greater confidence in providing survivorship care. Several barriers identified by PCPs in providing survivorship care to hematologic malignancy/HCT survivors are potentially addressable by education, clinical decision support tools and guidelines, enhancing clinical experience, and care coordination with hematologist-oncologists.
We examined the role of iron deficiency and inflammation in RLS in pediatric CKD.Methods:This cross-sectional study examined RLS prevalence in three groups of pediatric patients with CKD: nontransplant, nondialysis CKD (estimated GFR
CONCLUSION: Both HZ and PHN are associated with considerable disutility in recipients of auto-HSCT. Costs were comparable to published estimates in other immunocompromised subjects.The trial is registered at ClinicalTrials.gov (CT.gov identifier: NCT01229267). PMID: 31721601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
A Michigan teenager was the recipient of what could be the first double lung transplant on a person whose lungs were severely damaged from vaping, health officials said Tuesday.
Publication date: September 2019Source: Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease, Volume 26, Issue 5Author(s): Tiffany Wong, Simin GoralLupus nephritis (LN) is the cause of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) for 1.9% of the ESKD population in the United States. Although the incidence rates of ESKD from LN stopped rising in recent years, racial disparities in waiting time, pre-emptive kidney transplant, and transplant outcomes still exist. Patients with LN who progress to ESKD tend to be female, of African ancestry, and young. Kidney transplantation is safe in this population and associated with a substantial survival benefit, prima...
Bone marrow transplants help treat certain health issues by replacing damaged blood cells with healthy cells. Here, we look at the types and risks of these transplants, as well as how to prepare and the recovery process.
Conclusions: The present study seeks to provide new insight in the pathophysiological mechanisms linking reduced kidney function to cardiovascular disease. In addition, we aim to enlighten predictors of adverse cardiovascular outcome in living kidney donors. The study is registered at Clinical-Trials.gov (identifier: NCT03729557). PMID: 31718316 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
This article provides an overview of current findings published in the recent five years regarding the relationship between tacrolimus exposure and variation therein and the development of dnDSA.Expert opinion: In this review we describe how combining data on tacrolimus intra-patient variability and mean pre-dose concentration may be an effective tool to identify kidney transplant recipients who are at higher risk of developing dnDSA. PMID: 31721605 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]