Procedures and Results in Renal Transplantation: Munich Transplant Centre 1986

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Abstract

The presentation in this brochure of different immunosuppressive protocols worked out by different transplant groups may, at first sight, lead to the impression that immunosuppression with Sandimmun is too complex and too confusing, and that there is no ideal way of using Sandimmun optimally that could be recommended by the author. On consideration, however, the reader will detect a firm basic concept which is common to all the immunosuppressive protocols described. In extension of the recommendations already made I should like to outline the immunosuppressive protocols currently used at our centre in Munich, which have proved extremely successful in 1986. The data are given separately for immunological non-high-risk (INHRP) and immunological high-risk patients (IHRP). In this context the definition of IHRP is: 1) patients with preformed antibodies > 30%; 2) patients undergoing retransplantation because the first graft has failed for immunological reasons within a period of 6 months post transplant.

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Toxicity Europe Creatinine Cyclosporine Prednisone 

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