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Prevalence of naturally occurring protease inhibitor resistance-associated variants in hemodialysis and renal transplant patients with hepatitis C virus infection
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
Background NS3 protease inhibitors (PIs) were the first direct antiviral agents used for the treatment of hepatitis C virus. The combination of second-wave PIs with other direct antiviral agents enabled the use of ...
Initial experience with the use of fractional flow reserve in the hemodynamic evaluation of transplant renal artery stenosis
ObjectiveTo describe and standardize an original protocol for fractional flow reserve (FFR) pre and postangioplasty in an initial series of patients with clinically manifested transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS). ...
Clinical Features of Kidney Transplant Recipients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit
(Sage Publications Inc, 2018)
Introduction: There is a paucity of data regarding the complications in kidney transplant patients who may require intensive care unit (ICU) management, despite being the most common solid organ transplant worldwide. ...
Renal transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected recipients: a case-control study from the Brazilian experience
BackgroundHighly active antiretroviral therapy has turned human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with end-stage renal disease into suitable candidates for renal transplantation. We present the Brazilian ...
The diagnostic yield and complications of open lung biopsies in kidney transplant patients with pulmonary disease
(Pioneer Bioscience Publ Co, 2017)
Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of open lung biopsy (OLB) in determining the specific diagnosis and the related complications in patients with undiagnosed diffuse pulmonary infiltrates. ...