Assays of cell-mediated immunity before transplantation were performed on 34 patients who were defined as being at high risk by the presence of preformed Iymphocytotoxic antibodies and/or HL-A incompatibilities at FOUR locus.
The role of HL-A matching in the clinical outcome of 159 consecutive first cadaver renal allografts at the Johannesburg General Hospital has been analysed over a 7-year period, April 1968 - May 1975.
Screening coagulation studies were carried out on 69 long-term survivors who had received renal allografts.
Of the 48 female patients attending the outpatient clinic of the Johannesburg General Hospital Transplant Unit between January 1971 and December 1974, 10 became pregnant.
The prevalence, nature and possible aetiology of post-transplantation hyperlipidaemia were studied in 94 renal allograft recipients.
The role of angiography in the investigation of problems encountered among 181 patients who received renal transplants at the Johannesburg General Hospital is analysed.
A 47-year-old White man developed a buccal Kaposi's sarcoma 15 months after receiving a renal allograft.
A patient who had received a renal allograft required intensive immunosuppression for a severe rejection episode.