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End Stage Kidney Disease

Children with Lupus Have More Lethal Form of Kidney Disease

Kidney disease caused by the autoimmune disease lupus may be twice as lethal in children as kidney disease caused by other disorders, according to research led by Johns Hopkins Children’s Center investigators.

The findings, published online in the journal Pediatric Nephrology, are based on analysis of records of more than 98,000 children and adults… Children with Lupus Have More Lethal Form of Kidney Disease   



Continued Treatment for Lupus May Boost Survival of Those Patients with End-Stage Kidney Disease

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that close supervision by rheumatologists and the use of immunosuppressant drugs improve the survival of lupus patients with end-stage kidney disease - a finding that could reverse long-standing clinical practice. Their study appeared in the September 1 online edition of the Journal… Continued Treatment for Lupus May Boost Survival of Those Patients with End-Stage Kidney Disease   



Kidney failure can complicate long-term outcomes in children receiving solid-organ transplants

Children who undergo transplants of solid organs have a high risk of developing advanced kidney disease, according to a new national study. Among these children, the highest risk is in those receiving lung or intestinal transplants, followed by heart and then liver transplants. The researchers say their findings reinforce the importance of continued screening… Kidney failure can complicate long-term outcomes in children receiving solid-organ transplants   



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