Tacrolimus versus cyclosporine microemulsion for heart transplant recipients: a meta-analysis.

@article{Ye2009TacrolimusVC,
  title={Tacrolimus versus cyclosporine microemulsion for heart transplant recipients: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Fan Ye and Xiao Ying-bin and Weng Yu-Guo and Roland Hetzer},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={58-66}
}
BACKGROUND Tacrolimus and cyclosporine microemulsion are the 2 major immunosuppressants for heart transplantation. Several studies have compared these 2 drugs, but the outcomes were not consistent. This meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials compared the beneficial and harmful effects of tacrolimus and microemulsion cyclosporine for heart transplant recipients. METHODS Electronic databases and manual bibliography searches were conducted. A meta-analysis was performed of all randomized… CONTINUE READING
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