Practical considerations in the use of tacrolimus for allogeneic marrow transplantation

@article{Przepiorka1999PracticalCI,
  title={Practical considerations in the use of tacrolimus for allogeneic marrow transplantation},
  author={Donna Przepiorka and Sherral A Devine and J K Fay and J Uberti and J T Wingard},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={1999},
  volume={24},
  pages={1053-1056}
}
Tacrolimus has been shown to be more effective than cyclosporine for prevention of acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). A number of transplant centers have therefore adopted tacrolimus as standard prophylaxis, but with additional experience, current management of tacrolimus differs from that in the clinical studies. Therefore, a consensus conference was convened to assess the current practices. For prevention of GVHD, conference participants recommended administering tacrolimus at 0.03 mg/kg… CONTINUE READING

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