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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 87-89

Renal transplant in a patient of severe hemophilia


Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Nripesh Sadasukhi
Department of Urology and Renal Transplant, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan
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DOI: 10.4103/iju.IJU_194_20

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Hemophilia is a rare disorder that is difficult to diagnose and manage. The prevalence of end-stage renal disease is increasing in hemophilic patients because of improved life expectancy. Renal transplant surgery in such patients is often complicated by adverse hematological events such as bleeding and intravesical thrombosis, both with a risk of renal allograft rejection. We report a case of a 46-year-old hemophilia A patient on hemodialysis who underwent renal transplant and show that although challenging, renal transplant in hemophilic patients is possible.


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