The European Rare Kidney Disease Reference Network


Thematic Area:  Allograft Recipient Care

The following guidance document is endorsed by the Workgroup based on standardized reviews:

KDIGO Best Practice Guideline for the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients.

Am J Transplant 2009; 9 Suppl 3:S1-155 


Core Recommendations:

  1.  KDIGO Guideline gives an overview on post-transplant care after kidney transplantation.
  2.  Guidelines about immunosuppressive therapy and antiviral therapy are given.
  3.  Many other aspects of post-transplant-care are covered.
  4.  Structured post-transplant care is needed.

Comments by Evaluators:
  • Partly outdated
  • Focus on adult clinical transplantaion
  • Only partly valid for children, need of a special pediatric comment