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, Volume 1735, Issue 1, pp 152–152 | Cite as

Immunosuppressants

Various toxicities: 6 case reports
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An event is serious (based on the ICH definition) when the patient outcome is:

  • * death

  • * life-threatening

  • * hospitalisation

  • * disability

  • * congenital anomaly

  • * other medically important event

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An event is serious (based on the ICH definition) when the patient outcome is:

  • * death

  • * life-threatening

  • * hospitalisation

  • * disability

  • * congenital anomaly

  • * other medically important event

In a retrospective, exploratory, single-arm study (KNW/0022/KB229/17) comprising 13 patients who had undergone lung transplantation, six patients (4 men and 2 women) aged 29.5−58.9 years were described, who experienced groin healing complications (n=1), Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (n=1), pneumonia (n=2) or bacterial infection (n=2) of the lung following immunosuppression with antithymocyte globulin, basiliximab, ciclosporin, mycophenolate mofetil, prednisolone or sirolimus [not all dosages and routes stated]. Of these, five patients eventually died due to the...

Reference

  1. Wojarski J, et al. Early Sirolimus-Based Immunosuppression is Safe for Lung Transplantation Patients: Retrospective, Single Arm, Exploratory Study. Annals of Transplantation 23: 598-607, 23 Aug 2018. Available from: URL: http://doi.org/10.12659/AOT.908471 - Poland

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