Analysis of liver function test abnormalities in kidney transplant recipients: 7 year experience


Dizdar O. S. , ERSOY A. , Aksoy S., Coskun B. D. O. , YILDIZ A.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.32, no.6, pp.1330-1335, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.326.10725
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1330-1335
  • Keywords: Complication, Cytomegalovirus, Hepatotoxicity, Mycophenolatemofetil, Kidney transplantation, RENAL-ALLOGRAFT RECIPIENTS, GRAFT-REJECTION, CYCLOSPORINE, SIROLIMUS, HEPATOTOXICITY, TACROLIMUS, THERAPY, HEPATITIS, DRUGS

Abstract

Objective: Immunosuppressive drugs, antimicrobial agents and infectious complications may cause liver function test abnormalities (LFTA) in kidney transplant recipients (KTR). The objectives of this study were to identify the outcome of (LFTA). To identify the risk factors affecting development and severity of hepatotoxicity in KTR.