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Transition en transplantation rénale

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Chehade, H
Venetz, JP
Hadaya, K
Typaldou, S-A
Villard, E
Vogeleisen, C
Pilon, N
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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2015, vol. 11, no. 462, p. 456-460
Abstract Transition from pediatric to adult care in renal transplantation has emerged as a critical step in the life of a young kidney recipient. During this phase, young patients are faced with the physiological and psychological changes associated with adolescence that can lead to non-compliance and potentially graft loss. To date, there is not a unique accepted model of transition, however it has been proved that the presence of a multidisciplinary team including specialists in adolescent management and in the transition from pediatric to adult transplant care is beneficial during this at-risk phase. The goal of this team is to ensure a progressive transition of the patients according to a precise plan and time line.
Keywords AdolescentHumansKidney TransplantationSwitzerlandTransition to Adult CareYoung Adult
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Research group Pathogénèse du syndrome néphrotique idiopathique de l'enfant (180)
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CHEHADE, H et al. Transition en transplantation rénale. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2015, vol. 11, n° 462, p. 456-460. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:76046

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