Acute Rejection Rates and Graft Outcomes According to Induction Regimen among Recipients of Kidneys from Deceased Donors Treated with Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate.

@article{Tanriover2016AcuteRR,
  title={Acute Rejection Rates and Graft Outcomes According to Induction Regimen among Recipients of Kidneys from Deceased Donors Treated with Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate.},
  author={Bekir Tanriover and Vishal Jaikaransingh and Malcolm P MacConmara and Justin R. Parekh and Swee-Ling Levea and Venkatesh K Ariyamuthu and Song Zhang and Ang Gao and Mehmet Ayvaci and Burhaneddin Sandikçi and Nilum Rajora and Vaqar Ahmed and Christopher Y H Lu and Sumit Mohan and Miguel A. V{\'a}zquez},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2016},
  volume={11 9},
  pages={1650-61}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES IL-2 receptor antagonist (IL2-RA) is recommended as a first-line agent for induction therapy in renal transplantation. However, this remains controversial in deceased donor renal transplantation (DDRT) maintained on tacrolimus (TAC)/mycophenolic acid (MPA) with or without steroids. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS We… CONTINUE READING