Chapter 19. Pathology of the Kidney Allograft

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics2,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics3,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director4,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology5 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics6
  1. Arthur H. Cohen MD Emeritus Professor of Pathology and Medicine

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch19

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Cohen, A. H. (2007) Pathology of the Kidney Allograft, in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition (eds R. N. Fine, S. A. Webber, K. M. Olthoff, D. A. Kelly and W. E. Harmon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8111, USA

  2. 3

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  3. 4

    Liver Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  4. 5

    The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

  5. 6

    Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunn-319, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Author Information

  1. UCLA School of Medicine and Department of Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720

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Keywords:

  • structural and immunopathologic abnormalities;
  • transplant biopsy;
  • immunopathologic mechanisms;
  • eosinophils;
  • cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection;
  • tubulo-interstitial rejection;
  • hyperacute rejection;
  • glomerular capillary inflammation;
  • chronic transplant rejection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Transplant Biopsy

  • Rejection-Related Injury

  • Chronic Transplant Rejection

  • Calcineurin Inhibitor Toxicity

  • Infections

  • References