Ten-year results of a randomized trial comparing tacrolimus versus cyclosporine a in combination with mycophenolate mofetil after heart transplantation.

@article{Guethoff2013TenyearRO,
  title={Ten-year results of a randomized trial comparing tacrolimus versus cyclosporine a in combination with mycophenolate mofetil after heart transplantation.},
  author={Sonja Guethoff and Bruno M. Meiser and Jan Groetzner and Sandra Eifert and Carola Grinninger and Peter Ueberfuhr and B. W. Carney G. N. Cecil C. R. Evans H. J. Karwowski Reichart and Christian Hagl and Ingo Kaczmarek},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2013},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={629-34}
}
BACKGROUND Long-term results of prospective randomized trials comparing triple immunosuppressive strategies combining tacrolimus (TAC) or cyclosporine A (CsA) with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and steroids after heart transplantation (HTX) are rarely published. Therefore, we collected long-term follow-up data of an intervention cohort 10 years after randomization. METHODS Ten-year follow-up data of 60 patients included in a prospective, randomized trial between 1998 and 2000 were analyzed as… CONTINUE READING