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Title: Combined Kidney and Intestinal Transplantation in Patients With Enteric Hyperoxaluria Secondary to Short Bowel Syndrome
Authors: Ceulemans, Laurens ×
Nijs, Y
Nuytens, F
De Hertogh, Gert
Claes, Kathleen #
Bammens, Bert
Naesens, Maarten
Evenepoel, Pieter
Kuypers, Dirk
Vanrenterghem, Yves
Monbaliu, Diethard
Pirenne, Jacques #
Issue Date: Jul-2013
Publisher: Munksgaard International Publishers
Series Title: American Journal of Transplantation vol:13 issue:7 pages:1910-1914
Article number: 10.1111/ajt.12305
Abstract: Kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for end-stage renal disease whereas indications for intestinal transplantation are currently restricted to patients with irreversible small bowel failure and severe complications of total parenteral nutrition (mostly shortage and infection of venous accesses, major electrolyte disturbances and liver failure). Enteric hyperoxaluria is secondary to certain intestinal diseases like intestinal resections, chronic inflammatory bowel disease and other malabsorption syndromes and can lead to end-stage renal disease requiring kidney transplantation. We report two patients suffering from renal failure due to enteric hyperoxaluria (secondary to extensive intestinal resection) in whom we elected to replace not only the kidney but also the intestine to prevent recurrence of hyperoxaluria in the transplanted kidney.
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ISSN: 1600-6135
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Nephrology
Laboratory of Abdominal Transplantation
× corresponding author
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