Complications of Post-Transplant Immunosuppression

  title={Complications of Post-Transplant Immunosuppression},
  author={Raffaele Girlanda},
Transplantation is one of the revolutionary fields in modern medicine that has saved thou‐ sands of lives. The continuous refinement of surgical techniques and the availability of potent immunosuppressive drugs have made transplantation the most effective treatment option for patients with end stage organ failure. Over 25 000 organ transplants are performed in the USA each year and survival rates following transplantation are now approaching 90% at 1 year and 75% at 5 years, depending on the… CONTINUE READING