The fate of second kidney transplant after recurrence of glomerulonephritis in the first transplant

  • Martine De Meyer
  • Claire Pouteil-Noble
  • Jacques Peeters
  • Jean-Pierre Cosyns
  • Brigitte McGregor
  • Yves Vanrenterghem
  • Jean-Louis Touraine
  • Jean-Paul Squifflet
  • Yves Pirson
Part of the Transplantation and Clinical Immunology book series (TRAC, volume 29)


Though recurrent primary glomerulonephritis (PG) currently accounts for only less than 2% of all graft failures in the adult [1, 2, 3, 4], this rate is expected to increase with both the improvement of patient and graft survivals and the ineffectiveness of most attempts at recurrence treatment. The patient who has lost a first graft to PG recurrence expectedly wishes proper information on the risk of recurrence in a further graft. Except for focal glomerulosclerosis (FGS) [5, 6, 7], there is very scarce data on this issue in the literature. We thus decided to review our experience with the fate of a second transplant in patients who had recurrence of PG in their first transplant.


Nephrotic Syndrome Membranous Nephropathy Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Native Kidney 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martine De Meyer
  • Claire Pouteil-Noble
  • Jacques Peeters
  • Jean-Pierre Cosyns
  • Brigitte McGregor
  • Yves Vanrenterghem
  • Jean-Louis Touraine
  • Jean-Paul Squifflet
  • Yves Pirson

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