Tag: kidney transplant

Natera validates kidney transplant rejection test in multicentre, prospective Trifecta study

Natera has announced initial results from the global, multicentre, prospective Trifecta study, which assessed its Prospera with quantification test for kidney transplant rejection and was led by Phil...

ESOT 2021: Asian donor and Black recipient kidney grafts associated with...

Black transplant recipients and patients who received kidneys from Asian donors had a significantly higher risk of their kidney grafts failing within seven years,...
kidney transplantation covid-19

ESOT 2021: Kidney transplants plummeted by 40% during first wave of...

The number of solid organ transplants performed during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 plunged by nearly a third (31%) compared...

Pilot study of third COVID-19 vaccine dose in kidney transplant recipients...

A pilot study has begun to assess the antibody response to a third dose of an authorised COVID-19 mRNA vaccine in kidney transplant recipients...
NKF transplant recommendations

NKF publishes recommendations to move thousands of patients from dialysis to...

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has released a position paper, developed by 16 nephrology experts from 13 institutions, with recommendations designed to navigate future research...
PROPr kidney failure score

New scoring system measures health-related quality of life in kidney failure...

Results from a new study support the validity of a score that considers various patient-reported measures and preferences for assessing health-related quality of life,...
kidney transplant referrals

Higher kidney transplant referral rates found in non-profit dialysis facilities versus...

New research indicates that patients with kidney failure who receive care at for-profit dialysis facilities are less likely to be referred for kidney transplants...
geko device

Novel device reduces swelling and surgical site infection after kidney transplantation

Researchers from the Lawson Health Research Institute at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) in London, Canada have reported that a simple medical device reduced...