American Journal of Transplantation

BMI doesn't affect kidney transplant survival

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing kidney transplantation, survival is unaffected by body mass index (BMI), according to a study published online July 3 in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Jul 21, 2015
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Conditioning regimen beneficial for kidney recipients

(HealthDay) -- Following a conditioning regimen of lymphoid irradiation (TLI) and antithymocyte globulin (ATG), the majority of HLA-matched kidney and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients can be withdrawn from immunosuppressive ...

Mar 28, 2012
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Secondhand smoke results in graft rejection

A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that cigarette smoke exposure, in a cause-effect manner, results in graft rejection that would have been prevented by certain drug treatments.

Feb 23, 2012
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