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The association of tacrolimus (TAC) and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in renal transplant patients has diminished the incidence of acute rejection. We evaluated the use of generic TAC and MMF as primary immunosuppression in 6 living related (LR) and 11 cadaveric (C) donor renal transplant recipients (9 men, 8 women) of mean age 37 +/- 12 years (range, 17-56(More)
BACKGROUND Exercise training during the dialytical procedure may have positive cardiovascular effects and prevent or revert muscle wasting in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis. AIM To evaluate the effects of an exercise training program in patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifteen patients on chronic hemodialysis aged(More)
Mycophenolic acid (MPA) levels have demonstrated a good correlation with clinical outcomes, but with great pharmacokinetic variability between patients. Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) is recommended to include a 12-hour area under the concentration-time curve (AUC). Since full AUC estimates are not practical for routine monitoring, limited sampling(More)
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