Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2017 11;26(6):501-508
aDepartment of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Washington bDepartment of Medicine, Renal Division, University of Pennsylvania cDepartment of Medicine, Penn Transplant Institute, Pennsylvania, USA.
Purpose Of Review
: With improving short-term kidney transplant outcomes, recurrent glomerular disease is being increasingly recognized as an important cause of chronic allograft failure. Further understanding of the risks and pathogenesis of recurrent glomerular disease enable informed transplant decisions, along with the development of preventive and treatment strategies.Recent Findings
: Multiple observational studies have highlighted differences in rates and outcomes for various recurrent glomerular diseases, although these rates have not markedly improved over the last decade. Read More