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Criteria for the Diagnosis of Chronic Allograft Nephropathy (CAN)

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

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Description:

Chronic Allograft Nephropathy (CAN) refers to a progressive renal insufficiency occurring in renal allografts that is a leading cause of long term graft loss. The pathologic features are nonspecific but appear secondary to a vasculopathy. Early recognition with aggressive management can help preserve the remaining renal function.

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