Recurrent glomerular disease in the allograft: Risk factors and management

Hani M. Wadei, Xochiquetzal J. Geiger, Martin L. Mai

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Abstract

In contrast to the major improvement in immunologically mediated allograft loss, little advances have been made in the area of recurrent glomerular disease which currently stands as the third leading cause of renal allograft loss. This chapter will focus on the current status of recurrent glomerular disease in kidney transplant recipients. The epidemiology, risk factors and implications of recurrent disease on graft survival will be discussed collectively. This will be followed by individual review of recurrent glomerulo-nephritides with special attention to predictors and management of recurrent disease. When appropriate, prevention of disease recurrence will also be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChronic Allograft Failure
Subtitle of host publicationNatural History, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management
PublisherCRC Press
Pages200-221
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781498712729
ISBN (Print)9781587061530
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Wadei, H. M., Geiger, X. J., & Mai, M. L. (2008). Recurrent glomerular disease in the allograft: Risk factors and management. In Chronic Allograft Failure: Natural History, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management (pp. 200-221). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781498712729-35