Future strategies to improve short-and long-term outcomes of renal transplantation in dogs


Transplants for cats with naturally occurring renal disease have been introduced into clinical practice, but canine renal transplantation represents a greater challenge because of the lack of a balanced immunosuppressive protocol, difficulty in selecting compatible canine kidney donors, and absence of transplantation monitoring protocols. This and other important factors will be discussed in this review to help improve short-and long-term outcomes for renal transplantation in dogs.



Immunosupression, Renal replacement therapy, Veterinary medicine

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Ciencia Rural, v. 51, n. 1, p. 1-8, 2021.