Published in Blood Weekly, September 7th, 2006
According to a recent review from Japan, "The development by the Edmonton group of a sirolimus-based, steroid-free, low-tacrolimus regimen is a significant breakthrough that allows the rate of insulin independence after islet transplantation to increase from 13% to 80% at 1 year; however, the rate is reduced to 50% at 3 years, attributed to prolonged tacrolimus exposure."
"Recently," wrote H. Noguchi and colleagues at Okayama University, Graduate School of...
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