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Pregnancy in parents both with renal transplants

Authors:

KK Nanayakkara ,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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AB Samarkoon,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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BH Perera,

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, LK
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CD Nanayakkara

Faculty of Dental Sciences, Peradeniya, LK
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Abstract

The antenatal management of a mother who received a kidney transplant at the tender age of 14 years and continually on immunosuppressive medication, married to a person who himself is a kidney transplant recipient on immunosuppressive medication, is exemplified in this case report. The effects of her medication during pregnancy, with her antenatal management and delivery are illustrated. The neonatal management of the baby and the medicinal effects on breast feeding and contraception is discussed.

Key words: Kidney transplant; pregnancy; antenatal management.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljog.v32i2.3980

SLJOG 2010; 32(2): 44-46

How to Cite: Nanayakkara, K. et al., (2012). Pregnancy in parents both with renal transplants. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 32(2), pp.44–46. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljog.v32i2.3980
Published on 21 Jan 2012.
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