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Comparison of intravenous ganciclovir and cytomegalovirus hyperimmune globulin pre-emptive treatment in cytomegalovirus-positive heart transplant recipients.

Authors
  • Vrtovec, B
  • Thomas, C D
  • Radovancevic, R
  • Frazier, O H
  • Radovancevic, B
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2004
Volume
23
Issue
4
Pages
461–465
Identifiers
PMID: 15063406
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The pre-emptive anti-CMV approach is superior to prophylaxis in CMV-seropositive heart transplant recipients. Both ganciclovir and CMVIG are equally effective.

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