Table 2.

Impact of different immunosuppressive combinations on cardiovascular risk factors with steroids/tacrolimus/MMF as the referencea

St/Tac/MMFSt/Tac ± AzaTac/MMFSt/Tac/SrlSt/CsA/MMFSt/MMF/Srl
Arterial hypertensionRef=BetterWorse==
HyperlipidemiaRef=BetterWorseWorseWorse
PTDRefWorseBetter= or worseBetter=
Renal functionRef= or worse=WorseWorse=
Acute rejectionRefWorse== or betterWorse=
  • a Conclusions of the authors on randomized clinical trials used for this review. Induction with antilymphocyte antibodies has not been specified. Ref, reference group, St, steroids.