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  • nephrologist
  • Making the decision to be evaluated for a kidney transplant should be considered carefully with your doctor and/or nephrologist and your immediate family. (pkdcure.org)
  • If you do not already have a pediatric nephrologist, the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology has indicated families who need assistance in locating a doctor familiar with kidney issues in children can send an email to info@aspneph.com . (pkdcure.org)
  • patients
  • Loyola offers the highest level of multidisciplinary, integrated care for liver disease and liver failure patients who may be considering a liver transplant and for kidney disease and kidney failure patients who may be considering a kidney transplant . (loyolamedicine.org)
  • As opposed to prior reports from other institutions, primary and secondary payers were included in the analyses, providing a more detailed and accurate picture of insurance coverage for kidney transplant patients. (medindia.net)
  • This group will include physicians, pre- and post-transplant patients and their support group. (scripps.org)
  • Scripps and Kaiser has a terrific partnership for transplant patients and physicians like Dr. Patton. (scripps.org)
  • Many patients have an un-diagnosed sleep disorder and are not aware that it can play a major role in undermining your health and quality of living. (scripps.org)
  • In addition, you'll be in store for one of his special support group presentations that's packed with the newest information relevant to both kidney and liver patients. (scripps.org)
  • This group will include physicians, pre- and post-transplant patients and families or others involved in their care. (scripps.org)
  • Explain that the studies found that anti-rejection drugs could be withdrawn successfully in some kidney and liver transplant patients. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Point out that most of the cases involved carefully selected patients not representative of most transplant candidates. (medpagetoday.com)
  • David Sachs, M.D., at Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues reported that four of five kidney transplant patients have been stable for 2.0 to 5.3 years without antirejection therapy. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The patients then received kidneys and intravenous infusions of bone marrow from parents or siblings mismatched by one HLA haplotype. (medpagetoday.com)
  • After transplant, both donor- and native-type leukocytes were found in the patients' blood. (medpagetoday.com)
  • In an accompanying editorial, Thomas Starzl, M.D., the University of Pittsburgh liver transplant pioneer, questioned the disappearance of chimerism in these patients. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Eight-year survival rates were almost 77 percent for 1,025 people who received an HLA-incompatible kidney from a live donor, 63 percent for 5,125 matched patients who remained on a waiting list for a kidney or received a kidney from a deceased donor and 44 percent for 5,125 people who remained on the waiting list without receiving a kidney. (scientificamerican.com)
  • For patients, like John, every moment spent waiting for a transplant is critical and the need for an organ far outweighs those available. (upmc.com)
  • The Adverse Reactions section was updated to include safety data for HCV/HIV-1 co-infected patients and those with liver or kidney transplant. (empr.com)
  • In the single-arm, open-label MAGELLAN-2 study, post-transplant patients who were HCV treatment-naive or treatment-experienced to combinations of peginterferon, ribavirin, and/or sofosbuvir received Mavyret for 12 weeks. (empr.com)
  • The overall SVR12 rate in post-transplant patients was 98% (N=98). (empr.com)
  • The reasons for this disparity are varied and there is a real worry that many Liver transplant patients are receiving a kidney when one is not really needed. (blogspot.com)
  • Liver wait list patients are frequently very sick and renal dysfunction is common in this population of patients. (blogspot.com)
  • The outcome data favoring CLK over LTA in renal failure patients is all retrospective, non-randomized and does not take into account the cause of peri-transplant renal failure and whether the patient truly had established ESRD or CKD4 at the time of transplant. (blogspot.com)
  • Given the poor outcomes described by Northrup, these patients are likely to die with a functioning liver waiting for a kidney. (blogspot.com)
  • So how can we improve the allocation of kidneys in CLK patients? (blogspot.com)
  • We care for all of our transplant patients before and after your transplant - from childhood through adulthood, in one facility. (uclahealth.org)
  • The chief minister said such project of great significance had never been launched in the history of Pakistan for the patients of kidney and liver diseases. (com.pk)
  • Our reputation for excellence is reflected in our success rates consistently exceeding national averages, and the many transplant patients who travel from around the world to be treated by our multidisciplinary specialists at Methodist Dallas. (methodisthealthsystem.org)
  • Compared with patients transplanted in the 1960s, those transplanted in the 1990s have better 8-year actuarial patient and graft survival rates. (ovid.com)
  • of patients transplanted in the 1990s, only 36% never required readmission. (ovid.com)
  • Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a new organ. (nbcphiladelphia.com)
  • There's no count of how many HIV-positive patients are among the 113,000 people on the nation's waiting list for an organ transplant. (nbcphiladelphia.com)
  • And if more people living with HIV wind up donating, it helps more than HIV-positive patients who need a kidney. (nbcphiladelphia.com)
  • nation's
  • Anne Paschke, spokeswoman for the United Network for Organ Sharing, which manages the nation's organ transplant system, said being denied a spot on a waiting list by a hospital is often about money, not citizenship. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Hospitals
  • Trinity Health includes 93 hospitals, as well as 122 continuing care programs that include PACE, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. (loyolamedicine.org)
  • ADPKD
  • Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a life-threatening monogenic disease with a prevalence of 1 in 400-1000 livebirths. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • ADPKD is caused by mutations to polycystic kidney disease 1 gene (PKD1) (approximately 85% of cases) or polycystic kidney disease 2 gene (PKD2) (the remaining 15%) gene, encoding polycystin-1 (PC1) and polycystin-2 (PC2), respectively. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Liver cysts in ADPKD originate from biliary micro-hamartoma or focal proliferations of biliary ductules and from peribiliary glands. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The objective of this study is to conduct a prospective, open-label, randomized trial to examine the effect of sirolimus on total liver volume in kidney transplant recipients with ADPKD. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • failure
  • With tear-filled eyes, Blanca Gomez, 23, one of the protesters, talked about how she wasn't put on a transplant waiting list when she went into kidney failure nine months ago. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • For Diane, seeing her family together is a blessing and something that she almost lost two years ago when they learned that Bob was in kidney failure and would need a transplant in order to survive. (upmc.com)
  • I found John in full kidney failure," says Cathy. (upmc.com)
  • Polycystic
  • The purpose of this study is to see if one kind of immunosuppressive drug has better effects for the patient's polycystic liver disease than another type. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • stranger
  • Martinez, 35, donated a kidney to an HIV-positive stranger, saying she "wanted to make a difference in somebody else's life" and counter the stigma that too often still surrounds HIV infection. (nbcphiladelphia.com)