June 6, 2010

Retransplantation After BK Virus Nephropathy in Prior Kidney Transplant: An OPTN Database Analysis


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BK nephropathy has become an important cause of graft loss over the last few years. This registry study looked at patients who were retransplanted after losing a previous kidney transplant to BK nephropathy. Patient and graft outcomes in this group were good, with a low incidence of graft loss due to recurrent BK nephropathy.

Renal Transplantation