Immunosuppression: evolution in practice and trends, 1993-2003.

@article{Shapiro2005ImmunosuppressionEI,
  title={Immunosuppression: evolution in practice and trends, 1993-2003.},
  author={Ron L Shapiro and James B. Young and Edgar L. Milford and James Ford Trotter and Rami T Bustami and Alan Leichtman},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2005},
  volume={5 4 Pt 2},
  pages={874-86}
}
Immunosuppression trends for solid organ transplantation have undergone a perceptible shift over the past decade. This period is of interest because it was during this time that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the variety of medications to allow for alternatives in immunosuppressive management. An organ-by-organ review of SRTR data identifies several important trends. Antibody induction continues to be used for the majority of kidney (70%), simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK, 79… CONTINUE READING
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