Transplantation 2021 Aug 27. Epub 2021 Aug 27.
Erasmus MC Transplant Institute, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Department of Obstetrics, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital Birth Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands Department of Nephrology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Background: The effect of pregnancy on the course of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is unknown in kidney transplant recipients (KTRs).
Methods: We conducted a nationwide multicenter cohort study in KTRs with pregnancy (>20 weeks) after kidney transplantation (KT). Annual eGFR's after KT until death or graft loss and additional eGFR's before each pregnancy were collected according to protocol. Read More