Immunosuppression: practice and trends.

  title={Immunosuppression: practice and trends.},
  author={Dixon B Kaufman and Ron L Shapiro and Michael R Lucey and Wida S Cherikh and Rami T Bustami and David Dyke},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  volume={4 Suppl 9},
Over the past decade, immunosuppression therapy has undergone striking changes in the scale and pace by which new immunosuppressive molecules and antibodies have become incorporated into daily transplant medicine. An organ-by-organ review of data reveals several trends. The highest use of induction therapy (over 70% of patients) was reported for simultaneous pancreas kidney (SPK) and pancreas after kidney (PAK) transplants in 2002; use of induction therapy was less common in liver transplants… CONTINUE READING


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