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2013-03-01 11:59:52

Steroids do not prevent this antibody-mediated injury and rejection Highlights: -Pediatric kidney transplant recipients who have antibodies directed against their new organ are more likely to experience kidney injury and rejection than patients without these antibodies. -Steroids do not prevent this antibody-mediated injury and rejection. -Approximately 2,500 children received a kidney transplant last year in the United States. A transplanted kidney has a finite life expectancy...

2013-02-13 23:03:13

Global Community Communications Publishing releases The Sharp End of the Needle by Gabriel of Urantia, a must-read for anyone on dialysis or with any life-threatening illness, from a writer who went through it and can identify with what they are going through. The book offers hope through this trauma in their lives and insight into the medical system and how to prepare for the challenges they will face. Tubac, Arizona (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 "God, why is this happening to me?" Gabriel...

2013-02-12 23:03:53

Renal Program implements mobile solution for staff safety for Home Dialysis Schaumburg, IL and Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Trillium Health Partners is a leading hospital with an outstanding record of performance, fiscal responsibility and quality patient care. The hospital encompasses three main sites — Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital, and Queensway Health Centre — offering the full range of acute care hospital services, as well as a variety of...

2013-02-01 09:49:04

African Americans, individuals without private insurance less likely to receive a transplant before needing dialysis Highlights: African Americans and individuals without private health insurance are less likely to receive a kidney transplant before needing dialysis. Geographic region is not a major factor in determining whether a patient receives a kidney transplant before starting dialysis. Nearly 90,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for a kidney transplant, and many will die...


Latest Kidney transplantation Reference Libraries

2011-01-05 16:14:54

The BK virus, a member of the polyomavirus family, has no major consequences of infected except with those that are immunocomprimised or immunosuppressed. The virus was first isolated in 1971 from the urine sample of a renal transplant patient whose initials were B.K. Similar in genome sequences to the JCV virus they are most easily identified and differentiated from each other through serological tests using specific antibodies or through PCR based genotyping approach. Most people are...

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