Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Nephrol. May 6, 2015; 4(2): 148-159
Published online May 6, 2015. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v4.i2.148
Figure 1
Figure 1 Suggested algorithm for the management of immunosuppression after allograft failure. 1Continue antimetabolite and low-dose prednisone (usually 5 mg daily), calcineurin inhibitor dose reduction (or mTOR inh dose reduction if used as based-therapy); 2No live donor or not a re-allograft candidate; 3See text; 4Usually prednisone 5 mg daily ± low-dose calcineurin inhibitor (or low-dose mTOR inh if used as based-therapy). IS: Immunosuppression; mTOR inh: Mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor; ± with or without.