Alemtuzumab induction in renal transplantation.

@article{Hanaway2011AlemtuzumabII,
  title={Alemtuzumab induction in renal transplantation.},
  author={Michael J. Hanaway and E. Steve Woodle and Shamkant P. Mulgaonkar and V. Ram Peddi and Dixon B Kaufman and M. Roy First and Richard Croy and John Holman},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={364 20},
  pages={1909-19}
}
BACKGROUND There are few comparisons of antibody induction therapy allowing early glucocorticoid withdrawal in renal-transplant recipients. The purpose of the present study was to compare induction therapy involving alemtuzumab with the most commonly used induction regimens in patient populations at either high immunologic risk or low immunologic risk. METHODS In this prospective study, we randomly assigned patients to receive alemtuzumab or conventional induction therapy (basiliximab or… CONTINUE READING
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