The hepatotoxicity of antifungal medications in bone marrow transplant recipients.

@article{Fischer2005TheHO,
  title={The hepatotoxicity of antifungal medications in bone marrow transplant recipients.},
  author={Michael A. Fischer and Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer and Robert H. Rubin and Jerry Avorn},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={301-7}
}
BACKGROUND Systemic antifungal medications can be lifesaving but can also have important toxicities. With a number of new antifungal drugs being introduced, there is a compelling need to define the toxicities associated with existing therapies. METHODS We identified cases of hepatotoxicity among patients who underwent bone marrow transplantation and selected matched control subjects from the same population. Multivariable logistic regression modeling was used to control for patient… CONTINUE READING

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