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Document type:
Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Article 
Author(s):
Patschan, D; Kribben, A; Pietruck, F; Lutz, J; Binek, M; Philipp, T; Heemann, U; Witzke, O 
Title:
OKT3 therapy in addition to tacrolimus is associated with improved long-term function in patients with steroid refractory renal allograft rejection. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term allograft salvage rates of patients with steroid refractory allograft rejection after kidney transplantation and to identify factors indicating a successful outcome. Patients and METHODS: Fifty patients with continuing rejection after high-dose steroids were included in the study. Baseline immunosuppression was switched from cyclosporine to tacrolimus in all patients. Twenty patients additionally received OKT3 as antirejection ther...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Nephron Clin Pract 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
103 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
c94-9 
Language:
eng 
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TUM Institution:
Fachgebiet Nephrologie (Prof. Heemann)