Inpatient Management of Postrenal Transplant Patients

Nandana Mapakshi, Edmund Huang, Mita Shah

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Abstract

Renal transplantation is the treatment of choice for end-stage renal disease patients and is associated with better patient survival, quality of life, and cost-effectiveness compared with dialysis. This article reviews the epidemiology, risk factors, complications and management, and clinical guidelines for the management of postrenal transplant patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e370-e385
JournalHospital Medicine Clinics
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2013

Keywords

  • Acute kidney injury
  • BK virus nephropathy
  • Electrolyte abnormalities
  • Kidney transplant
  • Posttransplant infections
  • Renal transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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