TITLE

Immunosuppressants

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Reactions Weekly;9/6/2008, Issue 1218, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a young boy who developed human polyomavirus [BK virus] nephropathy after receiving immunosuppression following heart transplantation. The patient developed acute renal failure after surgery and required haemodialysis. His renal failure continued to progress despite treatment with cidofovir and immune globulin, and a reduction in immunosuppressive therapy.
ACCESSION #
34626177

 

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