FK506 conversion for intractable rejection of the liver allograft.

@article{Mcdiarmid1993FK506CF,
  title={FK506 conversion for intractable rejection of the liver allograft.},
  author={S Mcdiarmid and G{\"o}ran Bo Gustaf Klintmalm and Ronald W Busuttil},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={1993},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={305-12}
}
Twenty-seven liver transplant recipients with intractable, biopsy-proven, acute or chronic rejection (defined as vanishing bile duct syndrome) were converted from cyclosporin to FK506. Successful conversion was achieved in 9 of 15 patients with acute rejection and in 6 of 12 patients with vanishing bile duct syndrome. A normal bilirubin was achieved more… CONTINUE READING