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Prevalence of non‐neurogenic male lower urinary tract symptoms after kidney transplantation
Kidney Transplantation
 3 min.

 Published on 10/04/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Alberto Costa Silva et al. | BJU International 2024; AOP: 10.1111/bju.16347

Kidney transplantation is a life‐transforming intervention that offers a renewed lease on life for individuals with end‐stage renal disease (ESRD) [1]. While renal function and overall well‐being are often greatly enhanced post‐transplantation, the potential impact of LUTS has...

Determinants of hyperparathyroidism in children after kidney transplantation
Kidney Transplantation
 5 min.

 Published on 03/04/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Wendy Glaberson et al. | Clinical Transplantation 2024; 38(3): 15284

Chronic kidney disease‐associated mineral and bone disorder (CKD‐MBD) occurs from systemic dysregulation of calcium, phosphorus, parathyroid hormone, fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF‐23) and vitamin D. Increased synthesis and secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) occurs from impaired...

Urine CXCL10 as a biomarker in kidney transplantation
Kidney Transplantation
 6 min.

 Published on 27/03/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Hirt-Minkowski, Patricia et al. | Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation 2024; 29(2): 138-43

During the last decades kidney graft survival has mainly improved due to better short-term outcomes including relatively low clinical rejection rates of 10-20% within the first year after transplantation with currently used immunosuppressive therapies [1,2]. On the other hand, efforts are still needed...

Lower access to kidney transplantation for women in France is not explained by comorbidities and social deprivation
Kidney Transplantation
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 Published on 20/03/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Latame Komla Adoli et al. | Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2024; aop: 10.1093/ndt/gfae047

Access to kidney transplantation (KT) remains challenging for patients with end-stage kidney disease. This study assessed women's access to KT in France by considering comorbidities and neighborhood social deprivation. All incident 18-85-year-old patients starting dialysis in France between January 1,...