steroid-withdrawal-at-early-stage-may-lead-to-rejection-incidence1A reduced glucose intolerance incidence and an increased rejection incidence can happen suggesting an urgent need for the treatment of diabetes, according to a study on early steroid withdrawal following liver transplantation.

The study results were presented 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 first-of-its-kind double-blind placebo-controlled study was aimed at examining the early steroid withdrawal effects for helping practitioners to gain a clear, complete understanding of the subject and be on the same knowledge platform.