Kidney Transplantation in a Patient with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Secondary to Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis

  • Soumya Pandey
  • Terry HarvilleEmail author


  • Successful solid organ transplantation is a result of good communication between the laboratories and physician

  • The technology continues to advance, sometimes at a pace that transcends the interpretation and implementation of the results

  • We shall continue to educate ourselves, to better understand what is going on and to provide the best care possible for our patients


End stage renal disease Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis Systemic lupus erythematosus Solid organ transplantation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory ServicesUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Services, Pediatrics, and Internal MedicineUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA

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