Affiliation: Vilnius University
- [The first experience with sirolimus (Rapamune) after kidney transplantation in Lithuania]Egle Asakiene
Clinic of Nephrology and Urology, Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu klinikos, Santariskiu 2, 08406 Vilnius, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 41:93-100. 2005..6% (6/21) vs. 45.2% (19/52) for group A and group B, respectively). Our results have shown that sirolimus in combination with mycophenolate mofetil and steroids is an effective alternative to continuous therapy without cyclosporine...
- [Cytomegalovirus infection in kidney transplant recipients in Santariskes Clinics of Vilnius University Hospital]Egle Asakiene
Unit of Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation, Center of Nephrology, Santariskes Clinics of Vilnius University Hospital, Vilnius, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 43:131-8. 2007..8%) vs. 4 (1.9%). The number of patients who did not experience any infection was higher in control group: 26 (25.5%) vs. 93 (43.1%). Death from cytomegalovirus infection occurred in 15 (14.7%) of the 102 patients in the study group...
- [Delayed graft function and its impact on the antigraft response after cadaver kidney transplantation]Tatjana Rainiene
Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu klinikos, Santariskiu 2, 08406 Vilnius, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 41:101-6. 2005..Delayed graft function is a risk factor for acute rejection episodes, but it has no impact on graft loss due to immunological reason at one and two years. These data may serve for tailoring immunosuppressive protocols...