Erectile dysfunction kidney transplant patients

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Avatar n tn Thus, this provides a rationale for the use of rituximab for type III cryoglobulin-related graft dysfunction in renal-transplant patients. Seven patients, of whom five were hepatitis C positive, developed renal function impairment long after transplantation, as well as de novo nephrotic syndrome (n = 5), severe hypertension (n = 5), nephritic syndrome (n = 1), and increased serum creatinine (n = 1).
Avatar f tn On a related subject, men with cirrhosis commonly have both lack of libido and erectile dysfunction (ED) because the liver is part of the system for processing both male and female hormones. Men and women have a balance of male and female hormones. With advanced liver disease the balance of hormones changes thus producing characteristics of the opposite sex. As the liver fails the processing of hormones also fails. In fact men with cirrhosis have higher amounts of female hormones.
Avatar m tn Starzl Institute have put into practice a protocol to wean both their adult and pediatric kidney transplant patients off immunosuppressive agents. The regimen is also aimed at keeping patients steroid free, according to Henkie P. Tan, MD, PhD, FACS, an associate professor of kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation and the director of living donor surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Thomas E. Starzl Institute, in Pennsylvania. Dr.
Avatar m tn Hi there, Kidney problems and kidney stones can lead to erectile dysfunction. Only a complete medical evaluation can confirm whether this erectile dysfunction is due to kidney stones or not. Drink plenty of water and take adequate treatment for your kidney stones. This is merely an advice and not a substitute for clinical examination. Hope it helps. Best luck and regards!
Avatar f tn How old is he now and how well he manages to do his daily activities of living without an attendant? There are many causes for erectile dysfunction and also various treatment options depending on the age and cause of erectile dysfunction. Some of the causes are " Damage to nerves, arteries, smooth muscles, and fibrous tissues, often as a result of disease, is the most common causes.
1066720 tn?1254994330 My brother-in-law went for kidney transplant in November 2002. Recently he has been diagnosed with HCV Genotype 1. Is there any homopethic medicine for HCV? Also it is also said that Blueberry Leaves stops or lowers HCV virus. How much is this true? If these leaves are beneficial how can we procure the same?
686869 tn?1227199935 This pilot trial was designed to assess the safety and efficacy ofSRL in liver transplant recipients with renal dysfunction. Forty patients with renal dysfunction (24-hr CrCl 40-80 mL/min) were randomized to be withdrawn from the calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) and receive sirolimus (SRL) or to continue CNI (control arm). Improvement in 24-hour CrCl was seen in the SRL arm at 3 months (75 mL/min SRL vs. 56 mL/min control, P=0.
Avatar f tn In some situations, young people with multi-organ disease may be considered for a multi-organ transplant (heart-lung, heart-liver, heart-kidney, heart-lung-liver). Prior heart surgery, DIABETES (I added the caps) and previously treated malignancies (cancer) do not necessarily exclude a candidate from transplantation. Some individuals have other life-threatening disorders that make them unlikely to benefit from heart transplantation or put them at greater risk for postoperative complications.
Avatar m tn Based on what you have described you have hypertension, erectile dysfunction, and mild left ventricular hypertrophy on both your electrocardiogram and echocardiogram. It is essential that you control your hypertension as best as you can to prevent further progression of LVH. LVH refers to the thickening of the heart muscle as a response to high blood pressure. It is not uncommon to have erectile dysfunction accompany hypertension. To answer your questions specifically 1.
Avatar m tn you need google erectile dysfunction to get a full description (over 20 different ways to cause erectile dysfunction) If you suspect to have it, you need to visit a doctor so they can determine if it is physical or psychological problem. It's usually psychological or it could be the combination of physical or psychological. Usually men over 40 that experience erectile dysfunction relates to a physical problem or some underlying medical condition, ie. diabetis, high blood pressure, etc.
Avatar n tn one of the first things my Hepatologist told me before therapy was that I would probably experience erectile dysfunction during tx, as most of his male patients had over the years. He has treated literally hundreds of patients in large and small scale studies, and has published tons of articles and study results. I will take his word on the effects that are generally experienced during tx...from his first hand observations.
Avatar m tn It should not be used by anyone who may want to get on a transplant list. As drug or alcohol abuse are conditions for not listing patients for liver transplantation. From the Mayo Clinic "Major categories of pain medications, including over-the-counter analgesics (OTCAs) such as acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), as well as cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitors, anticonvulsants, antidepressants, and opioids, are largely metabolized by the liver.
Avatar f tn there could be cardiac dysfunction or liver outflow dysfunction. rapamune can cause pleural effusions and edema. generally there may be a multiorgan involvement--a little bit of renal dysfunction too.
Avatar n tn My daughter had kidney dysfunction before the transplant, as a small child. She still has the kidney dysfunction, but the damage has been kept to a minimum.She is not allowed to take Motrin because they say that can damage her kidneys.
Avatar m tn which i did for about a month, however, this resulted in erectile dysfunction, so i stopped taking finasteride, after which the ED has gone. can u suggest other medication for mildly enlarged prostate. I am 63, male, under the following medication every day 1)amias 8mg every night for high bp 2)finasteride 1mg every night for baldness 3)statin 20mg for high cholesterol about 210 please advise. This discussion is related to <a href='http://www.medhelp.
Avatar n tn s not clear whether your Father had HCV before his kidney transplant or if he acquired it with his kidney transplant. I pasted an excerpt from a Medscape article which addresses your question but it appears not to definitively answer it. It suggests that acceptable liver histology (decent condition of the liver) pre-transplant bodes well for the liver. But then it seems to question this premise with reference to another study.
2038871 tn?1329798210 s renowned liver and pancreas transplant team of Anthony Sebastian, MD, Harlan Wright, MD, Rajesh Kanagala, MD and Shi-Feng Li, MD with our respected kidney transplant doctors-andthe state’s only pediatric kidney transplant program. All backed by a full range of adult and pediatric specialists and the region's most advanced medical research programs.