Live related kidney transplant: a rare case report of graft survival 22 years after, in a Nigerian

  • Umezurike H. Okafor
  • Ngozi A. Ifebunandu
Keywords: Survival, Graft, Rejection, Transplant, Kaposi

Abstract

Kidney transplant is the most appropriate renal replacement therapy in terms of survival, quality of life and long term cost. We report 81 years old Nigerian whose kidney transplant lasted for 22 years. He encountered various challenges including complications relating to the long term impact of immunosuppression and infection.

Keywords: Survival, Graft, Rejection, Transplant, Kaposi

Published
2018-04-11
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1115-0521