ATG induction therapy: long-term effects on Th1 but not on Th2 responses.

@article{Weimer2005ATGIT,
  title={ATG induction therapy: long-term effects on Th1 but not on Th2 responses.},
  author={Rolf Weimer and Anne Staak and Caner S{\"u}sal and Sabine Streller and Sevgi Yildiz and Steffen Pelzl and Fabrice Renner and Hartmut Dietrich and Volker Daniel and Lucy Rainer and Shirin Kamali-Ernst and Wolfgang Ernst and Winfried Padberg and Gerhard Opelz},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={226-36}
}
Antithymocyte globulin (ATG) induction therapy is associated with an increased long-term risk of infection- and cancer-related death. To analyze long-term effects of ATG induction on lymphocyte function, we prospectively assessed CD4 helper function, B-cell/monocyte and cytokine responses in 84 renal transplant recipients (ATG, n = 44) up to 1 year post… CONTINUE READING