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January 28, 2013

Eculizumab for Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Recurrence in Renal Transplantation


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Eculizumab is a monoclonal antibody that prevents complement activation. It has been found to be an effective treatment for atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome (aHUS). This retrospective study is the largest collection of previously published and unpublished cases to date. Eculizumab was effective at both preventing and treating recurrence of aHUS.

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January 28, 2013

Eculizumab for Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Recurrence in Renal Transplantation


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Eculizumab is a monoclonal antibody that prevents complement activation. It has been found to be an effective treatment for atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome (aHUS). This retrospective study is the largest collection of previously published and unpublished cases to date. Eculizumab was effective at both preventing and treating recurrence of aHUS.

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July 9, 2012

Yellow fever vaccination in organ transplanted patients: is it safe? A multicenter study


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Live virus vaccines such as yellow fever are generally contraindicated for immunosuppressed organ transplant recipients. However, transplanted persons residing in or travelling to yellow fever endemic regions are at great risk. Currently, a waiver of vaccination is given to transplant patients who wish to travel to a yellow fever endemic region. This multicenter study from […]

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