Pharmacy-Transplant Articles (24)
Acute transplant rejection occurs days to months after a transplant when the immune system identifies a grafted organ as ...
Most drugs undergo chemical alteration by various bodily systems as a way to create compounds that are more easily excre ...
Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is classified in the genus Orthohepevirus of the Hepeviridae family and is one of the most commo ...
Azathioprine (AZA) is a medication used in the management and treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the pre ...
Despite advances in mechanical circulatory support, cardiac transplant remains the definitive treatment intervention for ...
|Acitretin||Acitretin belongs to a group of drugs known as retinoids. Retinoids include natural and synthetic compounds that have similar activity to vitamin A. V ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Acute Transplantation Rejection||Acute transplant rejection occurs days to months after a transplant when the immune system identifies a grafted organ as foreign and attacks it. Acute ... Read the Article||1||3||Activity Info|
|Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI)||ACE inhibitors are medications used in the treatment and management of hypertension, which is a significant risk factor for coronary disease, heart fa ... Read the Article||1.75||24||Activity Info|
|Azathioprine||Azathioprine (AZA) is a medication used in the management and treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the prevention of kidney transplant r ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Azithromycin||Azithromycin is an antimicrobial medication used in the treatment and management of bacterial infections, including community-acquired pneumonia and s ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Calcineurin Inhibitors||Calcineurin inhibitors (CNI) are composed of three drugs (cyclosporine, tacrolimus, and pimecrolimus). They are primarily used as immunosuppressive dr ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Chronic Kidney Transplant Rejection||Kidney transplantation is currently the definitive treatment for patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). Compared to dialysis, kidney transpla ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Chronic Transplantation Rejection||Transplant rejection can be classified as hyperacute, acute, or chronic. Hyperacute rejection is usually caused by specific antibodies against the gra ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Corneal Graft Rejection||Despite the relative immune privilege of the cornea as a transplanted tissue (both the recipient corneal bed and the anterior chamber are immune-privi ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Cyclosporine||Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive agent used to treat organ rejection post-transplant. It also has use in certain other autoimmune diseases, treatm ... Read the Article||1.25||8||Activity Info|
|Drug Metabolism||Most drugs undergo chemical alteration by various bodily systems as a way to create compounds that are more easily excreted from the body. These chemi ... Read the Article||1||7||Activity Info|
|Foscarnet||Foscarnet is a medication used to manage and treat CMV, HSV, and VZV viral infections in AIDS and immunocompromised patients. It is in the antiviral c ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Graft Versus Host Disease||Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) occurs due to the presence of immunocompetent T lymphocytes in the graft attacking the immunodeficient recipient tiss ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Heart Transplantation Allograft Vasculopathy||Despite advances in mechanical circulatory support, cardiac transplant remains the definitive treatment intervention for patients with advanced heart ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Hepatitis B Vaccine||The hepatitis B vaccine is a medication used in the prevention of hepatitis B infection, which can lead to chronic liver failure and hepatocellular ca ... Read the Article||1.5||16||Activity Info|
|Hepatitis E||Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is classified in the genus Orthohepevirus of the Hepeviridae family and is one of the most common causes of hepatitis in the w ... Read the Article||1.25||9||Activity Info|
|Kidney Transplantation||Kidney transplantation is performed to prolong and improve the lives of those with end-stage renal disease. Open and laparoscopic surgery are the two ... Read the Article||1.5||17||Activity Info|
|Lung Transplant Rejection||As the number of lung transplants annually in the US and worldwide has increased, so has the occurrence of lung transplant rejection. Lung transplant ... Read the Article||1.25||10||Activity Info|
|New Onset Diabetes After Transplant||New-onset diabetes mellitus after transplantation (NODAT) is the development of diabetes mellitus after solid organ transplantation. NODAT frequently ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Pneumocystis Jirovecii Prophylaxis||Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a life-threatening condition caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii affecting immunocompromised individuals. Patients at hig ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
|Pneumonia In An Immunocompromised Patient||Pneumonia is a common clinical condition. It results from an infectious inflammatory process that involves the lung parenchyma and results in the impa ... Read the Article||1||6||Activity Info|
|Post Transplantation Cancer||Cancer is one of the three major causes of death after an organ transplant. Cardiovascular disease and infection are the other two reasons for death a ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Renal Transplantation Rejection||Various factors merit consideration to match the donor kidney with the recipient, as the donor kidney acts as an alloantigen. In general, when transpl ... Read the Article||1||4||Activity Info|
|Tacrolimus||Tacrolimus is a medication used in the prevention and treatment of solid-organ transplant rejection. It is in the calcineurin-inhibitor class of medic ... Read the Article||1||5||Activity Info|
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