Ruth Hackenberg

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BACKGROUND The sensitivity of endosonography for pancreatic tumors is good, but differentiation between malignant and benign lesions remains a challenge. We, therefore, analyzed the correlation between endosonographic findings and pancreatic carcinoma in a population with a high prevalence of chronic pancreatitis. METHODS 171 endosonographic examinations(More)
BACKGROUND Efficacy and safety of an intensified dosing (ID) regimen of enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS), which achieves higher mycophenolic acid exposure early posttransplantation, were evaluated in comparison with a standard dosing (SD) regimen. METHODS In total, 128 de novo kidney transplant recipients treated with basiliximab induction,(More)
In a 6-month prospective, openlabel, multicenter study, 128 de novo kidney transplant patients receiving cyclosporine (CsA) and steroids were randomized to an intensified regimen of enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS) or to a standard EC-MPS regimen to Week 6 posttransplant, after which the regimen was identical. In a follow-up study to Month 12(More)
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