Growth after renal transplantation: Correlation with immunosuppressive therapy

@article{Guest1991GrowthAR,
  title={Growth after renal transplantation: Correlation with immunosuppressive therapy},
  author={Genevi{\`e}ve Guest and Michel Broyer},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={1991},
  volume={5},
  pages={143-146}
}
The growth data for children transplanted between 1973 and 1987 were analysed according to their immunosuppressive regimen. All patients treated before 1985 received conventional treatment (prednisone, azathioprine); 37% of the prepubertal children with a follow-up of longer than 2 years showed catch-up growth, and 30% of the pubertal children exhibited a normal adolescent growth spurt. Reduced renal function and corticosteroid treatment are the two main causes of growth delay. The children… CONTINUE READING

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The children transplanted between January 1985 and September 1987 were given either triple therapy [ cyclosporine ( CsA ) , prednisone , azathioprine ] or conventional treatment after randomisation .
The children transplanted between January 1985 and September 1987 were given either triple therapy [ cyclosporine ( CsA ) , prednisone , azathioprine ] or conventional treatment after randomisation .
The children transplanted between January 1985 and September 1987 were given either triple therapy [ cyclosporine ( CsA ) , prednisone , azathioprine ] or conventional treatment after randomisation .
The children transplanted between January 1985 and September 1987 were given either triple therapy [ cyclosporine ( CsA ) , prednisone , azathioprine ] or conventional treatment after randomisation .
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