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Midwest Transplant Symposium

Washington University at St Louis will be holding the inaugural Midwest Transplant Symposium on October 16th and 17th 2015. This course is designed to be an in-depth review and update in kidney and pancreas transplant. 8.5 AMA PRA…

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Tacrolimus Formulations

Tacrolimus comes in oral, intravenous and topical formulations. Prograf is the most commonly used oral tacrolimus formulation and is dosed twice daily. Prograf pharmacokinetics  Absorption: Absorption occurs in the small intestine. Drug levels reach a maximum concentration in…

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mTOR Pathway in Anti-phospholipid Syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune hypercoagulable disorder characterized by small-to-large vascular (both arterial and venous) thrombosis with end-organ damages, in presence of circulating antibodies against phospholipid binding proteins. Kidney transplantation in patients with APS is challenging because…

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