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    A case of high drain output after renal transplantation: Review of current evidence

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    Published On: December 20, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 005

    Author(s): Sajid Mohmad, Ajay Sharma and Ahmed Halawa*
    Surgical complications are not uncommon after renal transplantation. They should always be in the differential diagnosis of renal graft dysfunction. While ruling out or confirming a surgical cause of graft dysfunction, a sequential approach should be undertaken starting from clinical examination and moving on to more invasive investigations as the clinical picture bec ...
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    Defining a Steroid Withdrawal Protocol in a newly established Kidney Transplantation Unit

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    Published On: November 15, 2017 | Pages: 030 - 040

    Author(s): Obadiah Moyo, Ajay Kumar Sharma and Ahmed Halawa*
    As a key step in setting up the immunosuppression protocols for our kidney transplantation unit, still in its infancy, consideration of the choice of the steroid withdrawal strategy is important. We conducted a review of literature to ascertain a safe steroid withdrawal protocol that would be able to achieve a high allograft survival and function rate, low acute allog ...
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    Interpretation of Crossmatch reports in a patient with Lupus Nephritis

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    Published On: September 27, 2017 | Pages: 023 - 029

    Author(s): Shafi q Ahmad Chughtai, Ajay Kumar Sharma* and Ahmed Halawa
    A 30 years old gentleman with end-stage renal disease, secondary to lupus nephritis had been on haemodialysis for the last 5 years. There has been no history of blood transfusions or transplantation. Apart from renal failure, he had no major comorbidities and had a normal cardiac workup. He has been offered an organ from a deceased donor pool with a mismatch of 1-0-0. ...
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    Serotonin Receptors Mediate Contractile Activity of Rat’s Esophagus in-vivo

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    Published On: August 28, 2017 | Pages: 019 - 022

    Author(s): Lychkova Alla Eduard*, Yuri Yu Golubev and Alexander M Puzikov
    Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) is a regulatory and biologically active neurotransmitter and a hormone in the CNS and many organs, including the esophagus. It is known that serotonin as well as acetylcholine stimulates contractile activity of the esophageal muscles. However, role of different serotonin receptors in the 5-HT contractile activity of the esophagus ...
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    Recurrence of Immunotactoid Glomerulopathy with Monoclonal IgG3κ Deposits after Kidney Transplant

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    Published On: June 30, 2017 | Pages: 015 - 018

    Author(s): Katsuyuki Miki, Maki Sumida*, Kazuhiro Iwadoh, Kazuho Honda, Toru Murakami, Ichiro Koyama, Ichiro Nakajima and Shohei Fuchinoue
    We report a case of rapid recurrence of immunotactoid glomerulopathy (ITG) with monoclonal IgG3κ deposits in a transplanted renal graft. A 55-year-old hemodialysis male patient due to ITG underwent an ABO-incompatible living-donor kidney transplantation. ...
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