Cyclosporin and renal graft histology.

  title={Cyclosporin and renal graft histology.},
  author={A. J. d'Ardenne and Michael S Dunnill and J. J. Thompson and D L McWhinnie and Richard F. M. Wood and Peter J. Morris},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={39 2},
The histology of renal allografts was compared in a series of 107 biopsies from patients receiving cyclosporin and 126 biopsies from patients receiving azathioprine and prednisolone. Patients receiving cyclosporin were converted to azathioprine and prednisolone 90 days after transplantation. Biopsies were taken routinely at 7, 21, 90, and 365 days, irrespective of clinical graft function and were examined "blind" by two independent observers. Interstitial haemorrhage was more common in patients… CONTINUE READING