UAB MedCast

HIV-Positive Kidney Transplantation

Jayme Locke, MD - Speaker Bio
Jayme Locke, MD is a Transplant Surgeon with UAB Medicine.

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Dr. Locke has the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

Grants/Research Support/Grants Pending - NIH/NIDDK
Honorarium/Payment for Development of Educational Presentations/Payment for Lectures - Spire Learning

Dr. Locke does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. No other speakers, planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Topic Info:Research shows the opportunity to achieve transplant is especially vital for HIV-positive patients. HIV-positive patients on dialysis have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, infection complications and mortality, which is 5 to 15 percent for HIV-positive patients, depending on other comorbidities. UAB is one of 13 centers approved to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplants out of the 272 kidney transplant centers in the U.S.

    In this segment,  Jayme Locke, MD explains the process by which an HIV patient is able to receive a kidney transplant.