Effect of delayed CNI-based immunosuppression with Advagraf® on liver function after MELD-based liver transplantation [IMUTECT]

BACKGROUND MELD-based allocation for liver transplantation follows the "sickest-patient-first" strategy. The latter patients present with both, decreased immune competence and poor kidney function which is further impaired by immunosuppressants. METHODS/DESIGN In this prospective observational study, 50 patients with de novo low-dose standard Advagraf… CONTINUE READING