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Calcitriol Started in the Donor, Expands the Population of CD4+CD25+ T Cells in Renal Transplant Recipients
Objectives: Alloreactive T cells recognize antigens via direct and indirect pathways. The competency of costimulatory molecules on antigen-presenting cells (APC) is important. An active form of vitamin D (1,25(OH)2D3, ...
Relationship of Serum Klotho Level With ACE Gene Polymorphism in Stable Kidney Allograft Recipients.
The kidney is the main source of serum Klotho production. Immunosuppressive agents could affect the kidney in this regard. The effect of the ACE gene polymorphism on Klotho production is a less studied area. This study ...
Serendipitous diagnosis of aortic coarctation by bilateral parvus et tardus renal Doppler flow pattern.
Aorta Coarctation (AC) is uncommon condition that in most adult patients is asymptomatic. Diagnosis of AC is made during routine physical examination by detection of Blood Pressure (BP) difference between arm and leg.To ...
Review of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA), and post-renal transplant TMA.
Thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) is a rare but devastating disorder; it involves small vessels and is characterized by intravascular thrombi of aggregated platelets leading to thrombocytopenia and variable degrees of organ ...
Prevalence and risk factors of hepatitis B infection among hemodialysis patients in Tabriz: a multicenter report.
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is an important issue in hemodialysis. Risk factors and local prevalence varies between different regions. The current study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of HBV infection and ...
Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in a patient with brucellosis 
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Renal artery stenosis in kidney transplants: assessment of the risk factors.
Transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) is an important cause of hypertension and renal allograft dysfunction occurring in kidney transplant recipients. However, conflicting predisposing risk factors for TRAS have been ...
Seventeen years' experience of peritoneal dialysis in iran: First official report of the iranian peritoneal dialysis registry
Background: To facilitate planning, national renal registries provide reliable and up-to-date information on numbers of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), developing trends, treatment modalities, and outcomes. ...
Parvovirus B19 microepidemic in renal transplant recipients with thrombotic microangiopathy and allograft vasculitis.
Parvovirus B-19 (B-19) can lead to various clinical scenarios in renal transplant recipients. Here, we report a B-19 microepidemic that occurred between January and March 2007, involving renal transplant recipients from a ...