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TTP/HUS occurring in a simultaneous pancreas/kidney

Background. One recently reported thrombotic throm-bocytopenia purpura/hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP/HUS) case involved a patient who underwent simultaneous pancreas/kidney (SPK) transplant followed by pancreas rejection and clopidogrel treatment, an antiplatelet agent that …

TTP/HUS occurring in a simultaneous pancreas/kidney

Background. One recently reported thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura/hemolytic uremic syndrome (TTP/HUS) case involved a patient who underwent simultaneous pancreas/kidney (SPK) transplant followed by pancreas rejection and clopidogrel treatment, an anti-platelet agent that has been associated with immunologically mediated TTP/HUS.

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura associated with

Jan 27, 2011 · Evens AM, Kwaan HC, Kaufman DB, Bennett CL. TTP/HUS occurring in a simultaneous pancreas/kidney transplant recipient after clopidogrel treatment: evidence of a nonimmunological etiology. Transplantation. 2002; 74 (6):885–7.

Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation: an overview

Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation (SPK) has become an accepted therapy for the treatment of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and renal failure from diabetic nephropathy. The procedure has evolved over the last twenty years, and refinements in technique, better organ

TTP/HUS occurring in a simultaneous pancreas/kidney

TTP/HUS occurring in a simultaneous pancreas/kidney transplant recipient after clopidogrel treatment: evidence of a nonimmunological etiology.

[Thrombotic microangiopathy after kidney transplantation]

Background Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura/haemolytic-uraemic syndrome (TTP/HUS) is a rare cause of renal failure in adults.

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having a simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant (SPK)

Having a simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplant live donor kidney transplant followed by a pancreas transplant – a pancreas transplant transplant. Because the transplanted pancreas and kidney come from different donors, the risks of rejection occurring in the pancreas are higher. The average survival of a

De novo thrombotic microangiopathy following simultaneous

A 45-year-old man presented for a simultaneous pancreas–kidney transplant. He had developed type 1 diabetes mellitus at 24 years of age, with end stage kidney disease presumed secondary to …

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Brief report Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant in

Key words: Pancreas transplantation – Kidney transplanta-tion – Hemolytic uremic syndrome – Diabetes mellitus Introduction Simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplantation has been performed in adults since 1966, with 3,108 cases in the Unites States between 1 October 1987 and 31 May 1995 [1, 2]; however, only eight SPK transplants in

Pancreas and Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney Transplantation

The majority of pancreas transplant patients undergo both a kidney and pancreas transplant at the same time (simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant, SPK), once they have progressed to end stage renal disease.