Valantine Hannah, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

Valantine Hannah

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Drugs Used for Immunosuppression Post-transplant

General (including evidence of efficacy) Immunosuppression following cardiac transplantation Heart transplantation is a well-established therapeutic option for patients with end-stage heart disease.  The development of immunosuppressive agents has resulted in a dramatic improvement in the survival of heart transplant recipients, with 1- and 10-year survival rates approaching 90% and 50%, respectively. Despite this, there is a 25-30% risk of…

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