Successful treatment of post-transplant Kaposi's sarcoma by reduction of immunosuppression


Duman S., Toz H., Asci G., Alper S., Ozkahya M., Unal I., ...More

NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, vol.17, no.5, pp.892-896, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ndt/17.5.892
  • Journal Name: NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.892-896
  • Keywords: Kaposi's sarcoma, kidney transplantation, malignancy, PREVIOUS HUMAN-HERPESVIRUS-8 INFECTION, ORGAN-ALLOGRAFT RECIPIENTS, RENAL-TRANSPLANTATION, CLINICAL-FEATURES, SAUDI-ARABIA
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background. The aim of this study was to investigate retrospectively the clinical presentation, the efficacy of reducing immunosuppression and the consequences of this therapeutic approach in Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) developing after renal transplantation.