21 May 2009
Frequency of bacterial infections in diabetic patients treated with simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantationI Netsvyetayeva, P Fiedor, A Kwiatkowski, L Pączek, G Młynarczyk, M Łuczak, A Rozpara, M Sikora, S Błachnio, E Swoboda-Kopeć
Ann Transplant 2009; 14(1): 72-72 :: ID: 880463
Retrospective analysis of pathogens responsible for bacterial infections in
simultaneous pancreas-kidney recipients at various periods of time after
Material/Methods: 40 SPKTx patients were analyzed. Allograft transplantations were performed between 1992 and 2005. The clinical materials were: urine, blood, drains and swabs from different body sites, if signs and symptoms of infection were observed. All microbiological examinations were performed according to the routine procedures.
Results: Bacterial infections in the early period after transplantation (until 1 month) were observed in 19 patients. Most of them were urinary tract infections (UTIs) - 14 cases. The other cases were: wound infections - 4, bacteraemia - 2, peritonitis - 1, pancreatic fistula - 1, abscess of the pancreatic area - 1. In the medium period (2 to 6 months) infections occurred in 10 patients. Among this group UTIs were diagnosed in 8 patients, sepsis in 1 patient and infected diabetic foot in 1 patient. In the late period (from 7[sup]th[/sup] month) infections occurred in 12 patients and they were: UTIs - 10 cases, urosepsis - 2, bacteraemia - 1, purulent salpingo-oophoritis - 1, phlegmonous foot infection - 1, peritoneal abscess - 1.
Conclusions: 1. Diabetic Pts treated with SPKTx in the early period after
transplantation show Gram-positive bacteria infections. They were significant cause of infections when comparing both subsequent periods. 2. In the medium and late period Gram-negative bacteria were the predominant aetiological agents of infections in allograft recipients. 3. It was observed that there were multidrugresistant hospital pathogens among bacteria responsible for infections in the early period after transplantation.
02 Jun 2023 : Original articleSurvival analysis of transplant-associated thrombotic microangiopathy under different diagnostic criteria a...
Ann Transplant In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AOT.939890
17 May 2023 : Original articleResults of Liver Retransplantation After Rescue Hepatectomy: A Single-Center Study
Ann Transplant In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AOT.939557
10 May 2023 : Original articleIncidence of Thromboembolic Complications Following Kidney Transplantation with Short and Extended Aspirin ...
Ann Transplant In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AOT.939143
Most Viewed Current Articles
24 Aug 2021 : Review articleNormothermic Machine Perfusion (NMP) of the Liver – Current Status and Future Perspectives
Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e931664
26 Jan 2022 : Review articleRecurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Liver Transplantation: Risk Factors and Predictive Models
Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e934924
29 Dec 2021 : Original articleEfficacy and Safety of Tacrolimus-Based Maintenance Regimens in De Novo Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Sys...
Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e933588
15 Mar 2022 : Case reportCombined Liver, Pancreas-Duodenum, and Kidney Transplantation for Patients with Hepatitis B Cirrhosis, Urem...
Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e935860