Posts Tagged ‘blood pressure’

April 1, 2013

The Impact of Meeting Donor Management Goals on the Development of Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Recipients


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Even prior to transplant, management of the donor can affect the quality of organs and impact outcomes. This study evaluated the effect of meeting a set of pre-specified goals for donors, such as mean arterial pressure, central venous pressure, urine output and others. Meeting seven of the goals was associated with a lower risk of […]

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November 26, 2012

Blood pressure management in kidney transplant recipients

This is part of the recently published KDIGO guidelines for blood pressure management. As opposed to other sections of these guidelines, the authors recommend a target blood pressure < 130/80 for all patients regardless of degree of proteinuria. No specific class of antihypertensive agent is preferred in these guidelines.

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