Posts Tagged ‘renal biopsy’

August 31, 2013

Higher Risk of Kidney Graft Failure in the Presence of Anti-Angiotensin II Type-1 Receptor Antibodies


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While HLA antibodies are a well-recognized risk factor for graft loss, the role of non-HLA antibodies is less clear. Antibodies to angiotensin II type I receptor has been previously reported in patients with failing grafts. In this study, patients who developed anti-AT I receptor antibodies had a higher risk of graft failure over and above […]

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January 28, 2013

Enteric Oxalate Nephropathy in the Renal Allograft: An Underrecognized Complication of Bariatric Surgery


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Bariatric surgery is an established treatment for obesity, but one recognized complication is hyperoxaluria due to the shortened small intestine. This article presents two cases of patients with a past history of bypass surgery who developed allograft dysfunction due to oxalate deposition in the graft. Early recognition, including monitoring of oxalate levels, may prevent graft […]

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January 28, 2013

Enteric Oxalate Nephropathy in the Renal Allograft: An Underrecognized Complication of Bariatric Surgery


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Bariatric surgery is an established treatment for obesity, but one recognized complication is hyperoxaluria due to the shortened small intestine. This article presents two cases of patients with a past history of bypass surgery who developed allograft dysfunction due to oxalate deposition in the graft. Early recognition, including monitoring of oxalate levels, may prevent graft […]

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