Late prednisone withdrawal in cyclosporine-treated kidney transplant patients: a randomized study.

Abstract

Prednisone in combination with cyclosporine and/or azathioprine is commonly used after kidney transplantation to prevent graft rejection. Long-term use of prednisone can give rise to multiple side effects and morbidity. This randomized study was conducted to find out if prednisone could be withdrawn in recipients at least 1 yr after kidney transplantation… (More)

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@article{Hollander1997LatePW, title={Late prednisone withdrawal in cyclosporine-treated kidney transplant patients: a randomized study.}, author={Allan Hollander and Ronald J. Hen{\'e} and John J. Hermans and Leendert A van Es and Fokko Johannes van der Woude}, journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN}, year={1997}, volume={8 2}, pages={294-301} }