A 2018 reference guide to the Banff classification of renal allograft pathology.

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Title: A 2018 reference guide to the Banff classification of renal allograft pathology.
Author(s): Roufosse, CA
Becker, J
Clahsen van Groningen, M
Haas, M
Henriksen, K
Horsfield, C
Loupy, A
Mengel, M
Perkowska-Ptasinska, A
Rabant, M
Racusen, L
Solez, K
Becker, J
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: The Banff Classification of Allograft Pathology is an international consensus classification for the reporting of biopsies from solid organ transplants. Since its initial conception in 1991 for renal transplants, it has undergone review every 2 years, with attendant updated publications. The rapid expansion of knowledge in the field has led to numerous revisions of the classification. The resultant dispersal of relevant content makes it difficult for novices and experienced pathologists to faithfully apply the classification in routine diagnostic work and in clinical trials. This review shall provide a complete and simple illustrated reference guide of the Banff Classification of Kidney Allograft Pathology based on all publications including the 2017 update. It is intended as a concise desktop reference for pathologists and clinicians, providing definitions, Banff Lesion Scores and Banff Diagnostic Categories. An on-line website reference guide hosted by the Banff Foundation for Allograft Pathology (www.banfffoundation.org) is being developed, which will be updated with future refinement of the Banff Classification from 2019 onwards.
Publication Date: 19-Jul-2018
Date of Acceptance: 23-May-2018
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/60276
ISSN: 0041-1337
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Journal / Book Title: Transplantation
Copyright Statement: © 2018 The Authors.
Sponsor/Funder: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust- BRC Funding
Funder's Grant Number: RDA28
Keywords: 11 Medical And Health Sciences
Surgery
Publication Status: Accepted
Embargo Date: publication subject to indefinite embargo
Appears in Collections:Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine



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