Scenario 3: A 34-year-old Hispanic-American male with end-stage renal disease received kidney transplant from a cadaver donor, as no one in his family was a good match. His post-operative course was uneventful, and he was discharged with the antirejection drugs Tacrolimus (Prograf), Cyclosporine (Neoral), and Imuran (Azathioprine). He did well for 3 months and had returned to his job as a policeman. Six months after his transplant, he began to gain weight, had decreased urine output, was very fatigued, and began to run temperatures up to 101˚F. He was evaluated by his nephrologist, who diagnosed acute kidney transplant rejection.
Develop a 1- to 2-page case study analysis in which you:
· Explain why you think the patient presented the symptoms described.
· Identify the genes that may be associated with the development of the disease.
· Explain the process of immunosuppression and the effect it has on body systems.
Reminder: The College of Nursing requires that all papers submitted include a title page, introduction, summary, and references