A comparison of the effects of C2-cyclosporine and C0-tacrolimus on renal function and cardiovascular risk factors in kidney transplant recipients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND There are few data directly comparing the effects of two-hour postingestion monitored cyclosporine (C2-CsA) vs. trough-monitored tacrolimus (C0-Tac) on renal function and cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS We studied 378 (202 C2-CsA vs. 176 C0-Tac) incident kidney transplant recipients in Toronto, Canada, from August 1, 2000 and December 31… (More)

Topics

5 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Kim2006ACO, title={A comparison of the effects of C2-cyclosporine and C0-tacrolimus on renal function and cardiovascular risk factors in kidney transplant recipients.}, author={S. Joseph Kim and G. V. Prasad and Michael H Huang and Michelle M. Nash and Olusegun Famure and Joseph Park and Mary Ann Thenganatt and Nizamuddin Chowdhury and Edward H. Cole and Stanley S A Fenton and Daniel C. Cattran and Jeffrey Steven Zaltzman and Carl J Cardella}, journal={Transplantation}, year={2006}, volume={82 7}, pages={924-30} }