Gerald Craddock

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Seven patients on dialysis with renal failure received transplants from mismatched cadaver donors and were treated with cyclosporin A (CyA), initially as the sole immunosuppressive agent. CyA was effective in inhibiting rejection but there was clear evidence of both nephrotoxicity and hepatotoxicity. A cyclophosphamide analogue was added to the CyA(More)
34 patients treated with cyclosporin A received 36 cadaveric organ allografts (32 kidneys, 2 pancreases, and 2 livers), 26 kidneys are still supporting life, 3 after more than a year; the pancreases and livers are also functioning. 20 patients are not receiving steroids, and 15 of these have not had any additional immunosuppressive agents. In these patients(More)
Femoro-femoral partial cardiopulmonary bypass has been used in two patients under going orthotopic liver allografting who had severe cardiovascular disturbances on trial clamping of their venae cavae. Flows of 2-3 litres/min resulted in satisfactory cardiovascular control during the anhepatic phase in each ase. A third patient who tolerated caval clamping(More)
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