Carmen Naya-Leira

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We conducted an observational study of 30 heart transplant recipients with serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) >100 mg/dl despite previous statin therapy, who were treated with rosuvastatin 10 mg daily (5 mg in case of renal dysfunction). Serum lipids, creatine phosphokinase (CPK), bilirubin, and hepatic enzymes were prospectively measured 2,(More)
INTRODUCTION It has been suggested that for adequate maintenance of tacrolimus levels, the total daily dosage should be increased when switching from the conventional twice-daily regimen tacrolimus (CT) to once-daily sustained-release tacrolimus (SR-T). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a 25% increase in daily dosage when switching heart(More)
INTRODUCTION Infection by cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a major concern in solid organ transplant (SOT). It increases morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of CMV asymptomatic infection and disease is variable among centers, partially related to immunosuppressive protocols and therapeutic strategies to treat CMV. Induction therapy with basiliximab is(More)
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