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BACKGROUND There is considerable debate about whether maintenance cyclosporin (CsA) monotherapy is advisable or not in renal transplantation. METHODS Between August 1984 and December 1989, 463 adult patients received a first cadaver graft. Initial immunosuppression was sequential: antilymphocyte or antithymocyte globulins (10-14 days), prednisone and(More)
PURPOSE To clarify the role of donor criteria we retrospectively analyzed a series of 5,129 cadaver kidney grafts harvested from January 1, 1989 to December 31, 1991. MATERIALS AND METHODS Graft survival was calculated and analyzed using a multifactorial approach. RESULTS Better graft survival was obtained with donors between 6 and 50 years old (80%(More)
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