A randomised controlled trial of total immunosuppression withdrawal in stable liver transplant recipients

Assy, N.; Adams, P. C.; Myers, P.; Simon, V.; Ghent, C. N.
February 2007
Gut;Feb2007, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p304
Academic Journal
The article discusses a randomised controlled study of total immunosuppression withdrawal in stable liver transplant recipients. Results showed that late total immunosuppression withdrawal in stable liver transplant recipients is safe but seldom successful and most useful for patients transplanted for autoimmune liver disease. The authors suggest that the search for a means of identifying allograft tolerance among immunesuppressed recipients should become a priority in liver transplantation.


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