Weaning of immunosuppression in liver transplant recipients.

@article{Mazariegos1997WeaningOI,
  title={Weaning of immunosuppression in liver transplant recipients.},
  author={George V Mazariegos and Jorge Luis Reyes and Ignazio Roberto Marino and Anthony Jack Demetris and Bridget Flynn and William Irish and John M McMichael and John J. Fung and Thomas E. Starzl},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={1997},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={243-9}
}
Immunosuppression has been sporadically discontinued by noncompliant liver allograft recipients for whom an additional 4 1/2 years of follow-up is provided. These anecdotal observations prompted a previously reported prospective drug withdrawal program in 59 liver recipients. This prospective series has been increased to 95 patients whose weaning was begun between June 1992 and March 1996, 8.4+/-4.4 (SD) years after liver replacement. A further 4 1/2 years follow-up was obtained of the 5 self… CONTINUE READING
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