New Strategies for Non-invasive Detection of Chronic Allograft Nephropathy
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The purpose of this study is to help researchers find out more about a condition called "Chronic Allograft Nephropathy" (CAN). CAN is a complication that sometimes occurs after kidney transplantation and affects the function of the transplanted kidney. It is hoped that by studying blood, urine, and tissue samples of kidney transplant patients, new ways of diagnosing and treating CAN may be found.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients Diagnosis of Chronic Allograft Nephropathy at VCUHS Clinic
Received primary kidney transplant Diagnosis of Chronic Allograft Nephropathy Stable immunosuppression for one month prior to entry