Posts Tagged ‘kidney disease’

February 23, 2012

Calcineurin inhibitor minimization using sirolimus leads to improved renal function in pediatric heart transplant recipients.


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The use of calcineurin inhibitors (CNI) as part of the immunosuppressive regime following transplantation is associated with an increased risk of renal dysfunction. There are a limited number of reports on the role CNI minimization for renal recovery following pediatric heart transplant. These authors describe their experience with sirolimus and low dose cyclosporine in those […]

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