Subclinical Rejection in Stable Positive Crossmatch Kidney Transplant Patients: Incidence and Correlations (pages 1826–1834)
E. S. Kraus, R. S. Parekh, P. Oberai, D. Lepley, D. L. Segev, S. Bagnasco, V. Collins, M. Leffell, D. Lucas, H. Rabb, L. C. Racusen, A. L. Singer, Z. A. Stewart, D. S. Warren, A .A. Zachary, M. Haas and R. A. Montgomery
Article first published online: 16 JUN 2009 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2009.02701.x
This retrospective case series of surveillance biopsies of 95 live donor clinically stable positive crossmatch kidney transplant recipients obtained during the first postoperative year demonstrates a > 20% frequency of subclinical cellular rejection and a 20–30% frequency of diffuse C4d+ at all time points.