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HLA and kidney transplantation
  1. B Clark1,
  2. D J Unsworth2
  1. 1
    Transplant Immunology, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
  2. 2
    Immunology & Immunogenetics, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr D J Unsworth, Immunology & Immunogenetics, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol BS10 5ND, UK; joe.unsworth{at}nbt.nhs.uk

Abstract

This article focuses on the immunogenetics, immunology, rejection and immunosuppression in kidney transplantation. HLA matching still affects outcome data, and HLA matching improves graft survival. Graft sources and related outcomes are discussed.

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and Peer review Commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

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