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C-SNP Enrollment Improves Outcomes for Patients with ESKD

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services chronic conditions special needs plans (C-SNPs) are a type of Medicare Advantage plan that include targeted or specialized  services for Medicare beneficiaries who have a severe or...
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Incorporation of dd-cfDNA Testing in Clinical Practice

American Society of Transplant Surgeons Winter Symposium 2021 The treatment of choice for patients with end-stage kidney disease is kidney transplantation. Renal allograft failure occurs...
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Management and Outcomes of  COVID-19 Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), those who are older and those with medical comorbidities or compromised immune systems are at increased risk...
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Anemia Associated with Low Muscle Mass and Strength in Transplant Recipients

Kidney Week 2019 Kidney transplant recipients often develop anemia, a complication that has a negative impact on quality of life, particularly on physical functioning. There...

JC Virus and Development of BK Virus in Kidney Transplant Recipients

American Transplant Congress 2020 Researchers at the First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, led by G. Huang, conducted a study to examine the...
Kidney Transplant Center Volume and 3-Year Clinical Outcomes

High eGFR Associated with Worse Long-Term Graft Survival

American Transplant Congress 2020 Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is associated with high estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) as well as low eGFR. In recipients of...