Fast Five Quiz: Kidney Transplant Rejection Risk and Monitoring

Phuong-Thu Pham, MD, FASN


May 19, 2022

Prior sensitization as measured by high PRAs is a factor that increases the risk for allograft rejection after transplantation. Older donor age and inadequate immunosuppression are other factors that increase the risk for rejection. Deceased donor transplant has a higher risk for rejection than living donor transplant.

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