Children who have received solid organ transplants are at high risk of cancer, particularly non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to a study in Pediatrics.

A clinical risk prediction tool based on readily available data performs well in identifying older adults at high risk of death within 6 months after dialysis initiation, reports a study in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.

For patients who have had acute kidney injury (AKI), the long-term risk of renal progression remains high even if their kidney function ultimately returns to normal, suggests a new study in Kidney International.

This article is the second in a series of Kidney News articles addressing ways to increase kidney donation on the basis of the deliberations at a December 2016 Rogosin Institute Roundtable on increasing the rate of kidney transplantation.








Richard Lafayette, MD