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Automating kidney transplant diagnostics

Diagnosis of kidney allograft rejection remains complex and somewhat subjective; but an automated version of the gold-standard Banff classification could streamline assessment and improve diagnostic accuracy.

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Fig. 1: From precision diagnostic tools to improved kidney allograft patient care.

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Alachkar, N., Alachkar, N. Automating kidney transplant diagnostics. Nat Med 29, 1066–1067 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-023-02300-z

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