R W Steiner
Affiliation: University of California
- Steroid-free chronic immunosuppression in renal transplantationRobert W Steiner
Center for Transplantation, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8409, USA
Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 21:567-73. 2012..Over the past two decades, steroid-free immunosuppression has become more widespread, but improvements in long-term kidney transplant survival have been modest, mandating scrutiny of our chronic regimens...
- Steroids in kidney transplant patientsRobert W Steiner
UC San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8409, USA
Semin Immunopathol 33:157-67. 2011..Steroids have immunosuppressive effects even in doses that are low by historic standards, and side effects may not justify their abandonment...
- 'Normal for now' or 'at future risk': a double standard for selecting young and older living kidney donorsR W Steiner
Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Am J Transplant 10:737-41. 2010..Transplant centers use a 'normal for now' standard for accepting young donors, in place of the long-term risk estimates that must guide selection of all donors...
- Ethical selection of living kidney donorsR W Steiner
Department of Medicine, Transplant Nephrology, University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 36:677-86. 2000..Donors should not be rejected except for the general reasons we identify, and when these reasons do not seem to apply, the decision to deny transplantation should be reconsidered...
- Risk appreciation for living kidney donors: another new subspecialty?Robert W Steiner
Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
Am J Transplant 4:694-7. 2004..This population provides a paradigm opportunity for quantitative risk estimation and counseling...
- Proteinuria in "normal" cadaver kidney donorsRobert Steiner
Lifesharing Community Organ and Tissue Donation, San Diego, CA, USA
Transplantation 74:1788-803. 2002..More information is needed about cadaver organ donor pathophysiology...
- A technique for presenting risk and outcome data to potential living renal transplant donorsR W Steiner
Transplant Nephrology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, 92103 8781, USA
Transplantation 71:1056-7. 2001..Counseling techniques vary markedly among centers and can include overly qualitative or unintentional but covertly prescriptive presentation of risk and benefit...
- Consequences of selling a kidney in IndiaRobert W Steiner
JAMA 289:698-9; author reply 699-700. 2003
- Conversion from cyclosporine to tacrolimus in patients at risk for chronic renal allograft failure: 60-month results of the CRAF StudyFuad S Shihab
Research and Development, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Transplantation 85:1261-9. 2008..This study compared the long-term effects of switching from cyclosporine to tacrolimus on the incidence, progression, and severity of chronic renal allograft failure in patients with elevated serum creatinine levels...
- In defense of steroidsRobert W Steiner
Am J Transplant 5:2334-5. 2005