Subclinical Inflammation and Chronic Renal Allograft Injury in a Randomized Trial on Steroid Avoidance in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
American Journal of Transplantation, 06/14/2012
Naesens M et al. – There was a significant increase in chronic histological damage over time, without difference between steroid–free and steroid–based patients. Smaller recipient size and higher donor age were the main risk factors for chronic histological injury in posttransplant biopsies.