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April 5, 2012

Very early steroid withdrawal or complete avoidance for kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review

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There have been a number of randomized controlled trials over the last few years comparing early corticosteroid withdrawal post-renal transplant to long-term low-dose steroids. This meta-analysis found nine randomized controlled trials using modern immunosuppression protocols to assess the impact of early steroid withdrawal. Patients received tacrolimus or cyclosporine; mycophenolic acid or an mTOR inhibitor; and […]

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