Posts Tagged ‘renal dysfunction’

August 17, 2012

A Randomized, Controlled Study to Assess the Conversion From Calcineurin-Inhibitors to Everolimus After Liver Transplantation-PROTECT


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Post transplant inmunosuppression with calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs) is associated with renal dysfunction with an estimated rate of advanced CKD of 20% at 5 years. Everolimus is an mTOR inhibitors without the nephrotoxicity of CNIs. In this multicenter, prospective study, the authors evaluate the feasibility and effects of everolimus started at 30 days post liver transplant. […]

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December 19, 2011

Incidence of impaired renal function after lung transplantation


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As the field of lung transplantation advances, the eligibility criteria have evolved and patients with more risk factors for impaired renal function are now receiving lung transplants.  This cohort study examined baseline characteristics of lung transplant recipients and the incidence of renal function impairment in consecutive series of transplants.   Although there was a higher prevalence […]

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