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Cadaveric renal transplantation with cyclosporin-A and steroids

Hakala, TR and Starzl, TE and Rosenthal, JT (1983) Cadaveric renal transplantation with cyclosporin-A and steroids. Transplantation Proceedings, 15 (1). 465 - 470. ISSN 0041-1345

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Abstract

Cyclosporin A and steroid was compared to Imuran and prednisone in a prospective, randomized study of patients undergoing primary cadaver renal transplantation. Graft survival was superior in the cyclosporin-A-treated group, with 1-year kidney function of 92% and less infections. No kidneys were lost to rejection in this group. Further experience with a variety of high-risk patients have reinforced this early experience, showing few kidneys lost to rejection and low incidence of infectious complications using cyclosporin-A and low dose steroid combination.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Hakala, TR
Starzl, TEtes11@pitt.eduTES11
Rosenthal, JT
Centers: Other Centers, Institutes, or Units > Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Date: 1 December 1983
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Transplantation Proceedings
Volume: 15
Number: 1
Page Range: 465 - 470
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0041-1345
Other ID: uls-drl:31735062114719, Starzl CV No. 505
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2010 17:08
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2017 17:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3891

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