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Am J Transplant. 2002 Mar;2(3):203-6.

Fibrosis and atrophy in the renal allograft: interim report and new directions.

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The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA.


The topic of chronic allograft nephropathy/chronic rejection is reviewed, with focus on fibrosing/sclerosing changes and late loss of function in renal allografts. Discussion includes a review of the problem, pathological and clinical findings, and new directions. Emphasis is placed on definition of specific diagnostic entities in these allografts, and identification of ongoing/active processes in this setting that might be amenable to direct intervention. A schema for categorizing these cases is proposed.

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