Belatacept for kidney transplant recipients

Philip Masson, Lorna K. Henderson, Jeremy R. Chapman, Jonathan C. Craig, Angela C. Webster

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: The objectives of this review are to: Compare the relative efficacy of belatacept versus any other immunosuppressive co-intervention for preventing acute rejection and maintaining kidney transplant function, and composite kidney transplant and recipient survival. Compare the incidence of several adverse events: Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder; other malignancies; IF/TA; infective complications; deterioration in blood pressure, lipid and glycaemic control. Assess any variation in effects by study, intervention and recipient characteristics, including: differences in pre-transplant Epstein-Barr virus status; belatacept dosing regimen; and donor-category (living, standard criteria deceased, or extended criteria deceased).

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD010699
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2013
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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    Masson, P., Henderson, L. K., Chapman, J. R., Craig, J. C., & Webster, A. C. (2013). Belatacept for kidney transplant recipients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013(8), [CD010699]. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD010699