Chapter 62. Renal Transplantation

  1. Donald A. Molony MD3,4 and
  2. Jonathan C. Craig MD, PhD5,6
  1. Pierre Cochat MD1,2 and
  2. Justine Bacchetta MD1,2

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch62

Evidence-Based Nephrology

Evidence-Based Nephrology

How to Cite

Cochat, P. and Bacchetta, J. (2009) Renal Transplantation, in Evidence-Based Nephrology (eds D. A. Molony and J. C. Craig), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303391.ch62

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension, University of Texas, USA

  2. 4

    Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 5

    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia

  4. 6

    Department of Nephrology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre de Référence des Maladies Rénales Rares, & Inserm UMRS-820, Hôpital Femme mère enfant, Bron, France,

  2. 2

    Hospices Civils de Lyon & Université de Lyon, Lyon, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139755

Online ISBN: 9781444303391

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Keywords:

  • management of renal failure/transplants;
  • renal transplantation;
  • epidemiology and outcome for patient and graft;
  • estimation of graft function;
  • donor and recipient factors affecting outcome;
  • evidence for efficacy of treatment of acute rejection;
  • evidence for effects of treatment adherence on graft outcome

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology and outcomes for patient and graft

  • Donor and recipient factors affecting outcome

  • Evidence for efficacy of primary immunosuppression regimens for both induction and maintenance

  • Evidence for efficacy of treatment of acute rejection

  • Epidemiology, outcomes, and management of chronic rejection and allograft nephropathy

  • Epidemiology, outcomes, and management of infectious diseases

  • Epidemiology, outcomes, and management of disease recurrence

  • Epidemiology, outcomes, and management of malignancy

  • Evidence for effects of treatment adherence on graft outcome

  • Conclusions

  • References