News tagged with kidney transplant patients

Researchers find alternate drug therapy lowers antibodies

Findings of a three-year clinical trial led by University of Cincinnati (UC) transplant researchers suggest that a novel pre-operative drug therapy reduces antibodies in kidney patients with greater success than with traditional ...

Dec 23, 2014
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Genes identify transplant rejection

Acute rejection after kidney transplantation occurs in about 15%–20% of patients despite immunosuppressive therapy. Rejection is usually heralded by an increase in the patient's serum creatinine (a marker of kidney function), ...

Nov 11, 2014
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