Tacrolimus as secondary intervention vs. cyclosporine continuation in patients at risk for chronic renal allograft failure.

@article{Waid2005TacrolimusAS,
  title={Tacrolimus as secondary intervention vs. cyclosporine continuation in patients at risk for chronic renal allograft failure.},
  author={Thomas h Waid},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={573-80}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic renal allograft failure (CRAF) is the leading cause of graft loss post-renal transplantation. This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of tacrolimus as secondary intervention in cyclosporine-treated kidney transplantation patients with impaired allograft function as indicated by elevated serum creatinine (SCr) levels. METHODS Patients receiving cyclosporine-based immunosuppression who had an elevated SCr at least 3 months post-renal transplantation were enrolled… CONTINUE READING

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