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)
JournalHospital Medicine Clinics
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2013
Externally publishedYes

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Inpatients
Transplants
Risk Management
Kidney Transplantation
Chronic Kidney Failure
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Dialysis
Epidemiology
Quality of Life
Guidelines
Survival
Therapeutics

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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Inpatient Management of Postrenal Transplant Patients. / Mapakshi, Nandana; Huang, Edmund; Shah, Mita.

In: Hospital Medicine Clinics, Vol. 2, No. 3, 07.2013.

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Mapakshi, Nandana ; Huang, Edmund ; Shah, Mita. / Inpatient Management of Postrenal Transplant Patients. In: Hospital Medicine Clinics. 2013 ; Vol. 2, No. 3.
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