[New therapeutic prospects for renal transplant: extracorporeal photochemotherapy].

@article{Russo2012NewTP,
  title={[New therapeutic prospects for renal transplant: extracorporeal photochemotherapy].},
  author={Gaspare Elios Russo and Anna Rita D'angelo and Massimo Testorio and Fabio Mazza and Barbara Borzacca and Alessandra Cicchinelli and Guido Laudani and Ilaria Serriello and Marta Casarci and Angela Guido and Marco Cavallini},
  journal={Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di nefrologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 Suppl 54},
  pages={
          S36-9
        }
}
Since 1960, different classes of immunosuppressive drugs have been used in the post-transplant follow-up. Each is assessed for its effectiveness in preventing rejection but also on the basis of the many side effects induced by prolonged treatment. To reduce these side effects, continuous development of knowledge and medical technology to create cutting-edge therapies in the field is necessary. One of these is extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP), an immunomodulatory therapy approved by the… CONTINUE READING

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