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End-stage kidney disease due to scleroderma


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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 04 April 2011 - 08:19 AM

End-stage kidney disease due to scleroderma—outcomes in 127 consecutive ANZDATA. registry cases. Scleroderma is an uncommon cause of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) which carries significant morbidity and mortality risks. Five year deceased donor and live donor renal allograft survival rates of recipients with scleroderma were 53 and 100%, respectively. Brian Siva, Nephrol. Dial. Transplant (2011) February 28, 2011. (Also see: Kidney (Renal) Dialysis and Transplant)

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