Practical considerations in the use of intravenous tacrolimus in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients

@article{Bauters2015PracticalCI,
  title={Practical considerations in the use of intravenous tacrolimus in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation patients},
  author={Tiene Bauters and Patricia Rayner and Roxane Therrien and Sophie Van Lancker and Victoria Bordon and Marion Le Cordroch and Catharina Dhooge and Yves Beno{\^i}t and Johan Vandenbroucke},
  journal={Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={478 - 480}
}
Graft-versus-host-disease (GvHD) is the most frequent and important complication after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Despite aggressive immunosuppressive prophylaxis, GvHD can still occur even when the donor is a perfectly matched sibling. Prevention and treatment of GvHD remain a major challenge in allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Most centres use a combination of a calcineurin inhibitor (cyclosporine or tacrolimus) in conjunction with a short course… 
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