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Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Long-Term Risks and Benefits of Costimulation Blocker Therapy After Kidney Transplantation


Online Publication
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Matthew J. Ellis, MD

This 15-minute activity features a brief video introduction by faculty expert Matthew Ellis, MD, who discusses the rationale for using costimulation blocker therapy in patients following kidney transplantation. The activity then continues with a text-based review of the risks and benefits of using costimulation blockade for immunosuppression after kidney transplantation, including mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety.

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