Aljosa Kandus

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Centre
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Plasmapheresis and immunoadsorption for treatment and prophylaxis of recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in adult recipients of deceased donor renal grafts
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:438-43. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Survey of renal transplantation in Slovenia
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 13:264-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Basiliximab versus daclizumab combined with triple immunosuppression in deceased donor renal transplantation: a prospective, randomized study
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Transplantation 89:1022-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Renal transplantation in Slovenia after joining Eurotransplant
    Aljosa Kandus
    University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Nephrology, Zaloska 7, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:36-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Effective immunoprophylaxis with basiliximab plus triple therapy in renal transplantation: five-year single-center experience
    A Kandus
    University Medical Center, Department of Nephrology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Transplant Proc 38:2853-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention of early acute rejection with daclizumab and triple immunosuppression in cadaveric renal allograft recipients
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 9:262-4. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Renal replacement therapy in Slovenia: excerpts from 2011 data
    Jadranka Buturovic-Ponikvar
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:357-62. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of anemia with epoetin in kidney transplant recipients
    Andrej Bren
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:257-60. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Epoetin responsiveness in peritoneal dialysis patients: a multi-center Slovenian study
    Jernej Pajek
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 9:228-32. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Dialysis patients refusing kidney transplantation: data from the Slovenian Renal Replacement Therapy Registry
    Jadranka Buturovic-Ponikvar
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:245-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Plasmapheresis and immunoadsorption for treatment and prophylaxis of recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in adult recipients of deceased donor renal grafts
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:438-43. 2013
    ..No serious adverse effects occurred during immunoadsorption and plasmapheresis. Immunoadsorption and plasmapheresis appears to be successful in the majority of patients, probably due to their early start. ..
  2. doi request reprint Survey of renal transplantation in Slovenia
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 13:264-7. 2009
    ..In 2004 we reached the average number of deceased donor renal transplants per million population of ET. Short- and medium-term results of the last nine-year period have been very good and entirely comparable to those in large reports...
  3. doi request reprint Basiliximab versus daclizumab combined with triple immunosuppression in deceased donor renal transplantation: a prospective, randomized study
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Transplantation 89:1022-7. 2010
    ..In this prospective, randomized, open-label, single-center study, we compared the efficacy and safety of two anti-interleukin-2 receptor monoclonal antibodies combined with triple immunosuppression...
  4. ncbi request reprint Renal transplantation in Slovenia after joining Eurotransplant
    Aljosa Kandus
    University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Department of Nephrology, Zaloska 7, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:36-9. 2006
    ..This report presents data on renal transplantation in Slovenia before and after joining Eurotransplant (ET)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effective immunoprophylaxis with basiliximab plus triple therapy in renal transplantation: five-year single-center experience
    A Kandus
    University Medical Center, Department of Nephrology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Transplant Proc 38:2853-5. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevention of early acute rejection with daclizumab and triple immunosuppression in cadaveric renal allograft recipients
    Aljosa Kandus
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 9:262-4. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Renal replacement therapy in Slovenia: excerpts from 2011 data
    Jadranka Buturovic-Ponikvar
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:357-62. 2013
    ..A slight decrease in prevalent number of RRT patients was observed in 2011, for the first time in 40 years. The number and proportion of patients with functioning kidney grafts is increasing, reaching 30% in 2011. ..
  8. doi request reprint Treatment of anemia with epoetin in kidney transplant recipients
    Andrej Bren
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:257-60. 2011
    ..We concluded that the prevalence of renal anemia in kidney transplant recipients treated with epoetin was approximately 20%, and laboratory parameters suggested that the treatment of renal anemia in this study cohort was optimal...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epoetin responsiveness in peritoneal dialysis patients: a multi-center Slovenian study
    Jernej Pajek
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 9:228-32. 2005
    ..Our results show that systemic inflammation, secondary hyperparathyroidism and angiotensin system antagonist treatment are the most important modifiable parameters affecting epoetin requirements in stable peritoneal dialysis patients...
  10. doi request reprint Dialysis patients refusing kidney transplantation: data from the Slovenian Renal Replacement Therapy Registry
    Jadranka Buturovic-Ponikvar
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:245-9. 2011
    ..Compared to the kidney transplant candidates, they are similar in age, gender and prevalence of diabetes. Patients treated by peritoneal dialysis refuse kidney transplantation less often than hemodialysis patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Our experience with epoetins in treating renal anemia
    Andrej Bren
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 9:202-4. 2005
    ..Epoetin alpha, epoetin beta and epoetin omega seemed to be effective and safe in the treatment of renal anemia. In the past 2 years, epoetins were administered to hemodialysis patients only intravenously...
  12. doi request reprint Dialysis patients after kidney graft failure: Slovenian experience
    Jakob Gubensek
    Slovenian Renal Replacement Therapy Registry, Department of Nephrology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:240-4. 2011
    ..Studies focusing on the early period after graft failure are necessary to improve outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Association of pretransplant renal replacement therapy duration with outcome in kidney transplant recipients: a prevalent cohort study in Slovenia
    Miha Arnol
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 15:234-9. 2011
    ..This study suggests that a longer RRT duration negatively impacts on post-transplant patient and graft survival; however, when pretransplant patient survival is accounted for, RRT duration has no significant effect on patient outcome...
  14. doi request reprint Slovenian renal replacement therapy registry: excerpts from the 2006 annual report
    Jadranka Buturovic-Ponikvar
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 13:258-63. 2009
    ..7%, of transplant recipients 1.35%, of both dialysis and transplant patients 11.4%. The number of patients positive for hepatitis B or C viruses is stable and low at 2.3% of the dialysis patients...
  15. doi request reprint Hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula-related complications and surgery in kidney graft recipients
    Barbara Vajdič Trampuž
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ther Apher Dial 17:444-7. 2013
    ..Surgical intervention is performed in a significant proportion of patients, mainly AVF closure, aneurysm extirpation, and thrombectomy. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Continuous renal replacement therapy and plasma exchange in newborns and infants
    Rafael Ponikvar
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenija
    Artif Organs 26:163-8. 2002
    ..5) than nonsurvivors (4.8 +/- 0.9) (p = 0.0008). Pump driven CRRT and PE were feasible, efficient, and safe procedures in newborns and infants. Without CRRT, it is uncertain whether any of our patients would have the chance to survive...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison between epoetin omega and epoetin alfa in the correction of anemia in hemodialysis patients: a prospective, controlled crossover study
    Andrej Bren
    Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Zaloska 7, 1525 Ljublijana, Slovenia
    Artif Organs 26:91-7. 2002
    ..The authors believe that additional comparisons of different epoetin preparations should be performed and will provide better insight into their biological activity and clinical responsiveness...