publication . Article . 2021

A Systematic Review of COVID-19 and Kidney Transplantation

Viyaasan Mahalingasivam; Alison Craik; Laurie A. Tomlinson; Long Ge; Liangying Hou; Qi Wang; Kehu Yang; Damian Fogarty; Ciara Keenan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2021 Journal: Kidney International Reports, volume 6, pages 24-45 (issn: 2468-0249, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
IntroductionKidney transplant recipients are at increased susceptibility to many viral infections leading to justifiable anxiety about the effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).MethodsWe performed literature searches from multiple resources in April and August 2020 for relevant English and Chinese literature. Abstracts were screened, followed by full-text review with data extraction of reports that included at least 20 kidney transplant recipients with confirmed severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and completed outcomes.ResultsTwenty studies had sufficient data, which we have summarized. Studies were predominantly desc...
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free text keywords: Nephrology, COVID-19;, systematic review, kidney transplantation;, /dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being, SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being, Kidney transplantation, medicine.disease, medicine, Acute kidney injury, Mortality rate, Anxiety, medicine.symptom, Intensive care medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Transplantation, Public health, business.industry, business, Data extraction, Observational study
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