Maintenance Immunotherapy

Therapy typically involves a calcineurin inhibitor (e.g., cyclosporine or tacrolimus), glucocorticoids, and mycophenolate mofetil (a purine metabolism inhibitor; see below), each directed at a discrete site in T-cell activation. Alternatively, sirolimus can be used to limit exposure to the nephrotoxic calcineurin inhibitors. Glucocorticoids, azathioprine, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, sirolimus, and various monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies are all approved for use in transplantation.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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