Do Antithymocyte Globulin-Free Acute Rejection Therapies Increase the Risk of Polyoma Nephropathy in Renal Transplant Recipients?

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Günay E., Zeytinoğlu A., Şen S. , Yılmaz M. , Atay G., Aşcı G. , ...Daha Fazla

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, cilt.51, ss.1112-1114, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction. BK virus nephropathy is a serious complication that can lead to allograft kidney loss. Excessive immunosuppression increases the risk. We aimed to evaluate whether there is an increased risk of BK viremia and nephropathy in patients who underwent high-dose immunosuppression because of the development of acute rejection in the early period after kidney transplantation.