February 8, 2011

Posttransplant Recurrence of Primary Glomerulonephritis


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As the incidence of graft loss due to acute rejection decreases, recurrence of glomerulonephritis post-transplant has become more common. This review covers the incidence, mechanisms and treatment of four types of primary glomerulonephritis: IgA nephropathy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, membranous nephropathy and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
Full text kindly provided by the American Society of Nephrology.
Renal Transplantation