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Guidelines for Renal Replacement Therapy in HIV-Infected Individuals in South Africa

Source: South African Renal Society, South African Transplant Society, Southern African HIV Clinicians Society
Publication Date: June 19, 2008

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2008 recommendations directed toward South African clinicians with limited availability of dialysis and transplantation facilities. Topics covered include: dialysis in patients with HIV infection; management of kidney transplantation in HIV-infected patients, including organ sources, immunosuppressive protocols, transplantation kidney biopsy, psychological assessment and support, highly active antiretroviral therapy, and special considerations in children; and national South African health guidelines for chronic renal dialysis.

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Keywords: HIV - Renal Complications, HIV - Psychosocial Issues, HIV - Paediatric/Adolescent Patients