Long-term outcome of gastrointestinal complications in renal transplant patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil.

@article{Hardinger2004LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of gastrointestinal complications in renal transplant patients treated with mycophenolate mofetil.},
  author={Karen L. Hardinger and Daniel C. Brennan and Jeffrey Lowell and Mark A. Schnitzler},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={609-16}
}
This study examined consequences of gastrointestinal (GI) complications and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) discontinuation on long-term outcomes in patients who received MMF at transplantation and had graft function 12 months post-transplantation. Data were obtained from the United States Renal Data System for cadaveric renal transplant recipients between 1995 and 1998. GI complications or MMF discontinuation occurred in 27.4% and 17.5% of patients, respectively. MMF was discontinued in 21.3% of… CONTINUE READING