Predictability of renal allograft failure time in long-term survivors: A hypothesis

R. R. Riggio, R. Haschemeyer, Manikkam Suthanthiran

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A method has been described for predicting failure time of renal allografts. Its close correlation with the actual event that occurred in 60 recipients who had lost their graft suggests a potential value for transplant investigators. There are, however, obvious exceptions to its applicability, especially when insufficient data points are available or when intercurrent illnesses unrelated to the more gradual decline of kidney function are superimposed on the data. We believe its value lies in the form of a guide for monitoring the course of experimental regimens that may abort the progression of renal insufficiency. A significantly less negative slope in calculated regression lines would herald the success of such interventions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2311-2313
Number of pages3
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Volume17
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1985
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Renal Insufficiency
Allografts
Survivors
Transplants
Research Personnel
Kidney

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

Cite this

Predictability of renal allograft failure time in long-term survivors : A hypothesis. / Riggio, R. R.; Haschemeyer, R.; Suthanthiran, Manikkam.

In: Transplantation Proceedings, Vol. 17, No. 6, 01.01.1985, p. 2311-2313.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{d9ea837bb07944568404a6704ff3561d,
title = "Predictability of renal allograft failure time in long-term survivors: A hypothesis",
abstract = "A method has been described for predicting failure time of renal allografts. Its close correlation with the actual event that occurred in 60 recipients who had lost their graft suggests a potential value for transplant investigators. There are, however, obvious exceptions to its applicability, especially when insufficient data points are available or when intercurrent illnesses unrelated to the more gradual decline of kidney function are superimposed on the data. We believe its value lies in the form of a guide for monitoring the course of experimental regimens that may abort the progression of renal insufficiency. A significantly less negative slope in calculated regression lines would herald the success of such interventions.",
author = "Riggio, {R. R.} and R. Haschemeyer and Manikkam Suthanthiran",
year = "1985",
month = "1",
day = "1",
language = "English",
volume = "17",
pages = "2311--2313",
journal = "Transplantation Proceedings",
issn = "0041-1345",
publisher = "Elsevier USA",
number = "6",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Predictability of renal allograft failure time in long-term survivors

T2 - A hypothesis

AU - Riggio, R. R.

AU - Haschemeyer, R.

AU - Suthanthiran, Manikkam

PY - 1985/1/1

Y1 - 1985/1/1

N2 - A method has been described for predicting failure time of renal allografts. Its close correlation with the actual event that occurred in 60 recipients who had lost their graft suggests a potential value for transplant investigators. There are, however, obvious exceptions to its applicability, especially when insufficient data points are available or when intercurrent illnesses unrelated to the more gradual decline of kidney function are superimposed on the data. We believe its value lies in the form of a guide for monitoring the course of experimental regimens that may abort the progression of renal insufficiency. A significantly less negative slope in calculated regression lines would herald the success of such interventions.

AB - A method has been described for predicting failure time of renal allografts. Its close correlation with the actual event that occurred in 60 recipients who had lost their graft suggests a potential value for transplant investigators. There are, however, obvious exceptions to its applicability, especially when insufficient data points are available or when intercurrent illnesses unrelated to the more gradual decline of kidney function are superimposed on the data. We believe its value lies in the form of a guide for monitoring the course of experimental regimens that may abort the progression of renal insufficiency. A significantly less negative slope in calculated regression lines would herald the success of such interventions.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0022359537&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0022359537&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0022359537

VL - 17

SP - 2311

EP - 2313

JO - Transplantation Proceedings

JF - Transplantation Proceedings

SN - 0041-1345

IS - 6

ER -