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

S. Duman
2002 Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation  
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. Methods. We reviewed the records of 502 patients who had been followed up at our transplantation unit between October 1, 1987 and December 30, 1998. Twelve patients (2.4%) with KS were included in the study.
doi:10.1093/ndt/17.5.892 pmid:11981080 fatcat:qug47adc25ervbtdcctbdvfgz4