Cyclosporine prolongs delayed graft function in kidney transplantation: are rabbit anti-human thymocyte globulins the answer?


BACKGROUND Cyclosporine (CsA) nephrotoxicity may prolong duration of anuria in renal transplant patients with delayed graft function (DGF). Thus, many Transplant Centers tend to delay CsA treatment in order to accelerate renal function recovery. METHODS In this single-center, retrospective analysis we compared the outcomes of 40 renal transplant patients… (More)