Obstet Gynecol 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California; Transplant Pregnancy Registry International, Gift of Life Institute, and the Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the Department of Surgery, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania; and the Department of Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida.
Objective: To evaluate the clinical and laboratory characteristics in pregnancy that differentiate preeclampsia from acute renal allograft rejection and to investigate the maternal, neonatal, and graft sequelae of these diagnoses.
Methods: We conducted a retrospective case-controlled registry study of data abstracted from Transplant Pregnancy Registry International deliveries between 1968 and 2019. All adult kidney transplant recipients with singleton pregnancies of at least 20 weeks of gestation were included. Read More