BK-Virus Nephropathy

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BK-Virus Nephropathy

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "BK-Virus Nephropathy" returned 50 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

BK Virus-Associated Nephropathy: Current Situation in a Resource-Limited Country.
 

Author(s): P Yooprasert, P Rotjanapan

Journal: Transplant. Proc.. ;50(1):130-136.

 

Data on BK virus-associated nephropathy (BKVAN) and treatment strategy in a resource-limited country are scarce. This study aimed to evaluate epidemiology of BKVAN and its situation in Thailand.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Urinary exosomal viral microRNA as a marker of BK virus nephropathy in kidney transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Myeong Hee Kim, Yu Ho Lee, Jung-Woo Seo, Haena Moon, Jin Sug Kim, Yang Gyun Kim, Kyung-Hwan Jeong, Ju-Young Moon, Tae Won Lee, Chun-Gyoo Ihm, Chan-Duck Kim, Jae Berm Park, Byung Ha Chung, Young-Hoon Kim, Sang-Ho Lee

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Bkv-miR-B1-5p, one of the microRNAs encoded by BK virus, was recently reported to be elevated in the blood among the patients with BK virus nephropathy (BKVN). Urinary exosome was suggested to be a possible source of biomarker for kidney diseases, but it was unknown whether it could ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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BK polyomavirus nephropathy in two kidney transplant patients with distinct diagnostic strategies for BK virus and similar clinical outcomes: two case reports.
 

Author(s): Ana Luisa Figueira Gouvêa, Rachel Ingrid Juliboni Cosendey, Ana Lucia Rosa Nascimento, Fabiana Rabe Carvalho, Andrea Alice Silva, Heleno Pinto de Moraes, Mayra Carrijo Rochael, Rafael Brandão Varella, Stephanie Gomes Almeida, Jorge Reis Almeida, Jocemir Ronaldo Lugon

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BK polyomavirus-associated nephropathy is an important cause of post-transplantation renal failure. We present two cases of BK polyomavirus-associated nephropathy who were submitted to contrasting strategies of clinical follow-up to BK polyomavirus reactivation, but progressed to ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "BK-Virus Nephropathy" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Low prevalence of BK virus nephropathy on nonprotocol renal biopsies in Iranian kidney transplant recipients: one center's experience and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Tayebeh Soleymanian, Mohammad Hosein Rasulzadegan, Masoud Sotoodeh, Mohammad Reza Ganji, Gholamhosein Naderi, Manoochehr Amin, Fereshteh Saddadi, Monirsadat Hakemi, Iraj Najafi

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2010 Dec;8(4):297-302.

 

BK virus-associated nephropathy in renal transplant recipients has been increasing in frequency in recent years. This rise is probably because of widespread use of highly potent immunosuppressive regimens, and increased immunosuppression load leads to inability of the recipients to ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[BK-virus-associated Nephropathy].
 

Author(s): D Burgos, C Jironda, M Martín, M González-Molina, D Hernández

Journal: Nefrologia. 2010 ;30(6):613-7.

 

The infection by the BK Polyomavirus (BKV) is an emerging problem in kidney transplants that contributes to a chronic loss of kidney grafts, and in which immunosuppression plays a decisive role. Understanding its risk factors and strictly monitoring urine and serological markers of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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BK virus nephropathy after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Lazaros J Lekakis, Valentina Macrinici, Ioannis G Baraboutis, Bonnie Mitchell, Dianna S Howard

Journal: Am. J. Hematol.. 2009 Apr;84(4):243-6.

 

Polyomaviruses are increasingly recognized as important human pathogens. Among those, BK virus has been identified as the main cause of polyomavirus-associated nephropathy (PVAN), a major cause of renal allograft failure. PVAN has also been well described in the setting of non-renal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

BK Virus Post-Kidney Transplant: New Practice Versus Traditional Approach
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: BK Virus Infection; BK Virus Nephropathy

 

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2018

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Last Updated: 21 Aug 2018

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Multicenter Randomized Two-arms Study Evaluating the BK Viral Clearance in Kidney Transplant Recipients With BK Viremia.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: BK Virus Nephropathy After Kidney Transplantation

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2018

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