What causes postoperative renal complications following lung transplantation?

Updated: Aug 19, 2019
  • Author: Bryan A Whitson, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM  more...
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Answer

Immunosuppressive agents, such as cyclosporin A and tacrolimus, are nephrotoxic. Their blood levels should be monitored routinely and frequently in the postoperative phase.


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