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      Recurrence of Focal-Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in Kidney Transplant Patients on Ciclosporin

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          Two patients on maintenance hemodialysis after terminal renal failure due to nephrotic syndrome and biopsy-proven focal-segmental glomerulosclerosis received three cadaver renal allografts. Immediate recurrence of nephrotic syndrome was observed. In two transplants immunosuppression consisted of ciclosporin A and low-dose steroids. One patient was unsuccessfully treated with immunoadsorption after the second transplant. All grafts were lost because of uncontrolled nephrotic syndrome. Renal allograft biopsy specimens showed findings indicating recurrence of the original disease.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1994
          1994
          17 December 2008
          : 68
          : 4
          : 497-499
          Affiliations
          Departments of aNephrology and bPathology, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain
          Article
          188313 Nephron 1994;68:497–499
          10.1159/000188313
          7870235
          © 1994 S. Karger AG, Basel

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