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Ask the Experts - Hypertension in Renal Transplant Recipient?

I have a renal allograft recipient 3 weeks posttransplantation with very high blood pressure who is not responding to a combination of nifedipine, methyldopa, prazosin, and clonidine. ACE inhibitors were withheld due to a rise in serum creatinine. What other antihypertensives are effective in this s...More...

Pancreas Retransplantation

Is there a role for allograft pancreatectomy prior to pancreas retransplantation in SKP transplant recipients?...More...

Ask the Experts - Patient With Lymphangioleiomyomatosis?

I have a patient with lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) who has chylous ascites; she is being evaluated for lung transplantation because of end-stage lung disease. Can she be a candidate for transplantation? Is there any effective therapy for chylous ascites due to LAM?...More...