Children that Undergo Solid Organ Transplants have Increased Risk of Advanced Kidney Disease

October 14, 2013 3:15 PM

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A recent study takes an in-depth look into kidney failure and how it can potentially complicate long-term outcomes in children who have received solid-organ transplants.

For those that have undergone transplants of solid organs, these children are at the highest risk of receiving lung or intestinal transplants followed by heart and then liver transplants. With such findings, many health officials reiterate the importance of continued kidney function screenings in pe...

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