A multicenter analysis of the first experience with FK506 for induction and rescue therapy after pancreas transplantation.

@article{Gruessner1996AMA,
  title={A multicenter analysis of the first experience with FK506 for induction and rescue therapy after pancreas transplantation.},
  author={R W G Gruessner and George William Burke and Robert J Stratta and Hans W Sollinger and Enrico Benedetti and Christopher B. Marsh and Peter Stock and John Philip Boudreaux and Monica Martin and Mary Beth Drangstveit and David E. R. Sutherland and A C Gruessner},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1996},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={261-73}
}
Between May 1, 1993 and April 5, 1995, 154 pancreas allograft recipients at 9 institutions were given FK506 posttransplant. Three groups were studied: (1) recipients given FK506 initially for induction and maintenance therapy (n = 82), (2) recipients switched to FK506 for antirejection or rescue therapy (n = 61), and (3) recipients converted to FK506 for other reasons (n = 11). Of 82 patients in the induction group, 7 (9%) had simultaneous bone marrow (BM) and pancreas-kidney (SPK-BM… CONTINUE READING

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