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Potassium Binder Use in Hospitalized Patients with Hyperkalemia

NKF 2021 Spring Clinical Meetings Hyperkalemia, a potentially life-threatening condition, can lead to paralysis and cardiac arrhythmias. At present, there are three potassium binders marketed in the United States for the treatment of hyperkalemia: sodium...
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Outcomes among Transplant Recipients Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

Due to chronic immunosuppression as well as the presence of numerous comorbidities, the risk of developing severe COVID-19 may be high in kidney transplant...
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Elevated dd-cfDNA Levels to Monitor Patients with Delayed Graft Function

American Society of Transplant Surgeons Winter Symposium Among recipients of deceased donor kidney transplants, approximately 31% are affected by delayed graft function; in 2% of...
Kidney Transplant Center Volume and 3-Year Clinical Outcomes

Monitoring Dual and en Bloc Kidney Transplant Patients for Allograft Rejection

American Society of Transplant Surgeons Winter Symposium 2021 End-stage kidney disease is commonly treated with kidney transplantation. However, the number of patients on the waitlist...
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Anti-Rejection Therapies May Influence Total cfDNA Levels

American Society of Transplant Surgeons Winter Symposium 2021 To prevent rejection, recipients of organ transplants initiate a regimen of immunosuppressive medications. Modulation of immunosuppressants to...
Kidney Transplant Center Volume and 3-Year Clinical Outcomes

Monitoring Allograft Rejection with dd-cfDNA Testing

American Society of Transplant Surgeons Winter Symposium 2021 The current gold standard for diagnosis of allograft rejection is biopsy. However, access to biopsy services is...