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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-8
Effect of pediatric liver transplantation on renal function


1 Pediatric Department, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
2 NBB Dair Health Center, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
3 General Surgery Department, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

Correspondence Address:
Hasan M.A. Isa
Pediatric Department, Salmaniya Medical Complex, P.O. Box 12, Manama
Kingdom of Bahrain
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.174041

PMID: 26787559

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The aim of this review is to define the incidence of renal dysfunction among pediatric liver transplant (LT) survivors, to identify the associated risk factors and to outline the therapeutic options. Renal dysfunction is a common problem after pediatric LT. The measured glomerular filtration rate is considered the "gold-standard" for assessment of renal function. Renal dysfunction in pediatric LT recipients is multifactorial. Renal-sparing immunosuppressive strategies are essential to reverse renal dysfunction and to prevent end-stage renal disease.


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