Example sentences for: immunosuppressive

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  • Maintenance immunosuppressive medication use at the time of discharge after transplantation was also analyzed as a preexisting covariate.

  • We characterized each influenza/ILI episode according to: (1) age at time of influenza/ILI diagnosis; (2) gender; (3) recorded influenza immunization status; (4) prior influenza/ILI episodes during the study period; (5) antiviral influenza treatment (amantadine or rimantadine); (6) total patient health care costs in the three months before influenza/ILI diagnosis); (7) co-morbidities for which health services were received in (a) the 30 days and (b) the year before influenza/ILI diagnosis (chronic lung disease, chronic renal disease, diabetes, malignancies, HIV infections, and chronic heart disease); (8) immunosuppressive and chronic corticosteroid drug use during the year before influenza/ILI diagnosis; (9) health services in the 30 days before influenza/ILI diagnosis for conditions that would have been characterized as complications or manifestations had they occurred during the influenza/ILI episode (see below).

  • A number of studies have demonstrated that long treatment of both CsA and TAC is associated many side effects such as nephrotoxicity, hypertension, and gingival hyperplasia [ 1 2 ] . Rapamycin clinically termed, as Sirolimus (SRL) is a new immunosuppressive agent, which is structurally similar to TAC, binds to same binding protein FKBP, but has different mechanism of action [ 3 ] . Both clinical and experimental studies demonstrated that SRL when used either with CsA or alone is associated with side effects like hyperlipidemia, thrombocytopenia and nephrotoxicity [ 4 5 6 7 ] . SRL and TAC compete for the same binding site and hence it was thought they could not be used concomitantly.

  • We were unable to evaluate the effect of HIV infection, chronic renal disease, and immunosuppressive therapy due to small number of patients with these co-morbidities.

  • CMV is the most important pathogen among these patients and the virus can cause both direct and indirect effects [ 8 9 10 11 12 13 ] . Among solid organ transplant recipients, the effects of CMV disease are similar among all patients, with the exception being the effect on the transplanted organ [ 10 14 15 16 17 ] . The most common disease presentation of CMV in AIDS patients is retinitis [ 8 11 ] . The significance of CMV disease in transplant and HIV infected individuals goes much further than the direct pathological effects because CMV has been shown to be an immune modulator and may contribute significantly to the net immunosuppressive status of the patient [ 11 ] . This immunomodulation would therefore increase the susceptibility to superinfections from other pathogens.

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