Early Steroid Withdrawal may lead to higher incidence of rejectionAccording to a new study on early steroid withdrawal following transplantation of liver, a higher incidence of rejection and a lower incidence of intolerance to glucose necessitating treatment for diabetes happen.

This first double-blind placebo-controlled study was conducted to examine the effects of early steroid elimination. The results of this study on early steroid withdrawal appeared in an issue of Liver Transplantation, the official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS).

The study is expected to offer a new paradigm to individuals and scientists who were previously finding a way out from the concerning issue of early steroid withdrawal.