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Document type:
Journal Article; Review; Review 
Author(s):
Huber, Monika; Kemmner, Stephan; Renders, Lutz; Heemann, Uwe 
Title:
Should belatacept be the centrepiece of renal transplantation? 
Abstract:
Belatacept was developed to minimize cardiovascular risk and nephrotoxicity associated with calcineurin inhibitor (CNI)-based immunosuppression. Recently, 7-year data from the Belatacept Evaluation of Nephroprotection and Efficacy as First-line Immunosuppression Trial (BENEFIT), a phase III study comparing belatacept with cyclosporine, have been published. While during the first year of belatacept the risk of acute rejection episodes was elevated, this seemingly had marginal consequences for lon...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nephrol Dial Transplant 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1995-2002 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0931-0509 
TUM Institution:
Fachgebiet Nephrologie (Prof. Heemann)