Kidney Transplant Generally Safe in Children With AAV, Study Suggests

Kidney Transplant Generally Safe in Children With AAV, Study Suggests

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Kidney Transplant Generally Safe in Children With AAV, Study Suggests

Outcomes of kidney transplants for children with kidney failure related to ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) are comparable to outcomes of transplants for children with other causes of kidney disease, highlighting that the procedure is generally safe and effective for children with AAV. That’s according to the study “Practice patterns and outcomes for pediatric ANCA vasculitis transplant recipients in a national cohort,” published in Pediatric Nephrology. AAV is an autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation in the body’s blood…

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