Everolimus-induced Lymphedema in a Renal Transplant Recipient: A Case Report


ERSOY A., Koca N.

EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL TRANSPLANTATION, vol.10, no.3, pp.296-298, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.6002/ect.2011.0139
  • Journal Name: EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL TRANSPLANTATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.296-298
  • Keywords: Edema, Immunosuppression, Kidney transplant, mTOR inhibitors, Complication, SIROLIMUS, LYMPHANGIOGENESIS, INHIBITION, THERAPY, VEGF
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors is commonly preferred for solid organs for transplantation. Although these drugs have various adverse effects, sirolimus-related lymphedema has been rarely reported.