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Outcome of kidney transplants for adults with hemolytic uremic syndrome in the U.S.: A ten-year database analysis
Alfonso H. Santos Jr., Michael J. Casey, Xuerong Wen, Ivan Zendejas, Chirag Faldu, Shehzad Rehman, Kenneth A. Andreoni
(Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA)
Ann Transplant 2014; 19:353-361
There is currently no large study of the U.S. transplant registry comparing the outcome of kidney transplantation for adults with and without hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). To date, information on the outcome of transplants for HUS in the U.S. is derived from single or combined-centers studies, but none has been of a nationwide scope.
Material and Methods: We retrospectively studied a US registry for the outcome of 323 kidney transplants in adults with HUS and of 121 311 transplants in adults with other renal diseases during the period 1999–2009. We analyzed patient, over-all, and death-censored graft survival in the 5 years following transplantation using Kaplan-Meir curves and Cox hazard models.
Results: In the 5 years following kidney transplantation,...
Keywords: database, Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome, Kidney Transplantation