Acute renal allograft rejections, a role for statins?


Acute rejection of kidney allografts during the first months following transplantation is one of the most important risk factor for long-term graft failure. Some small open studies have indicated that 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-Co-A), statins, might act as immunosuppressive agents, and reduce acute rejection rates. Moreover, the use of… (More)


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@article{Holdaas2003AcuteRA, title={Acute renal allograft rejections, a role for statins?}, author={Hallvard Holdaas and Alan George Mackenzie Jardine}, journal={Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology}, year={2003}, volume={55 2}, pages={111-9} }