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Case Report: Renal Transplantation in Patients with Pre-existing Hypogammaglobulinemia

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@article{737d3c10edcd4ad1873a269e4b46622a,
title = "Case Report: Renal Transplantation in Patients with Pre-existing Hypogammaglobulinemia",
abstract = "Hypogammaglobulinemia (HGG) is well-characterized as a common phenomenon after kidney transplantation. However, no reports of pre-existing HGG from kidney transplantation seem to be available. We have reviewed three patients who developed HGG prior to kidney transplantation, and all three were treated successfully with immunoglobulin replacement therapy before and after kidney transplantation. The kidney grafts were functioning at follow-up 1.5-8 years (mean: 3.6 years) after transplantation, and there were no diagnosed episodes of clinical rejections and no severe infection complications post-transplantation.",
keywords = "Adult, Agammaglobulinemia, Female, Graft Survival, Humans, Immunoglobulins, Kidney Diseases, Kidney Transplantation, Male, Middle Aged, Preoperative Period, Retrospective Studies, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome, Case Reports, Journal Article",
author = "Lund, {K P} and H Bruunsgaard and Marquart, {H V} and S{\o}rensen, {S S}",
note = "{\textcopyright} 2017 The Foundation for the Scandinavian Journal of Immunology.",
year = "2017",
month = aug,
doi = "10.1111/sji.12570",
language = "English",
volume = "86",
pages = "113--117",
journal = "Scandinavian Journal of Immunology",
issn = "0300-9475",
publisher = "Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd",
number = "2",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Case Report

T2 - Renal Transplantation in Patients with Pre-existing Hypogammaglobulinemia

AU - Lund, K P

AU - Bruunsgaard, H

AU - Marquart, H V

AU - Sørensen, S S

N1 - © 2017 The Foundation for the Scandinavian Journal of Immunology.

PY - 2017/8

Y1 - 2017/8

N2 - Hypogammaglobulinemia (HGG) is well-characterized as a common phenomenon after kidney transplantation. However, no reports of pre-existing HGG from kidney transplantation seem to be available. We have reviewed three patients who developed HGG prior to kidney transplantation, and all three were treated successfully with immunoglobulin replacement therapy before and after kidney transplantation. The kidney grafts were functioning at follow-up 1.5-8 years (mean: 3.6 years) after transplantation, and there were no diagnosed episodes of clinical rejections and no severe infection complications post-transplantation.

AB - Hypogammaglobulinemia (HGG) is well-characterized as a common phenomenon after kidney transplantation. However, no reports of pre-existing HGG from kidney transplantation seem to be available. We have reviewed three patients who developed HGG prior to kidney transplantation, and all three were treated successfully with immunoglobulin replacement therapy before and after kidney transplantation. The kidney grafts were functioning at follow-up 1.5-8 years (mean: 3.6 years) after transplantation, and there were no diagnosed episodes of clinical rejections and no severe infection complications post-transplantation.

KW - Adult

KW - Agammaglobulinemia

KW - Female

KW - Graft Survival

KW - Humans

KW - Immunoglobulins

KW - Kidney Diseases

KW - Kidney Transplantation

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Preoperative Period

KW - Retrospective Studies

KW - Time Factors

KW - Treatment Outcome

KW - Case Reports

KW - Journal Article

U2 - 10.1111/sji.12570

DO - 10.1111/sji.12570

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 28543378

VL - 86

SP - 113

EP - 117

JO - Scandinavian Journal of Immunology

JF - Scandinavian Journal of Immunology

SN - 0300-9475

IS - 2

ER -

ID: 52334716