keyword
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

CMV post transplant gancyclovir valgancyclovir

keyword
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24034036/tailored-cytomegalovirus-management-in-lung-transplant-recipient-a-single-center-experience
#1
P Solidoro, C Costa, D Libertucci, F Sidoti, M Boffini, D Ricci, L Delsedime, R Cavallo, S Baldi, M Rinaldi
INTRODUCTION: Among solid organ recipients lung transplant recipients are at highest risk to be affected by cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) or to die from CMV disease. Two strategies are usually adopted in the clinical management of transplant recipients: antiviral prophylaxis and pre-emptive therapy. METHODS: In our center we adopted from 2007 a combined prophylaxis with anti-CMV immunoglobulins in the first post-transplant year and antiviral therapy (gancyclovir or valgancyclovir) from post-transplant day 15 for 3 weeks and in case of CMV bronchoalveolar lavage specimen positivity (polymerase chain reaction or shell vial)...
September 2013: Transplantation Proceedings
1
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"