"Averages are simply numbers. Any one individual could be well above average or below.. There is no single determining factor. David is right about a good match, but it also depends on how sick you are pre-transplant and how well…"
"Just get started. The thoughts and ideas will flow, but don't expect them to come easily. I just developed a list of things that I wanted to write about and when I had the urge and/or the memories to write about I did it. It…"
"I also had a couple of Allomap tests after abut 2 years post tx. After reviewing the results, my cardiologist decided not to use the test anymore. The biopsies and the Allomap test both showed no rejection so he figured that further…"
Walter, obviously, there are some medications that are similar such as prograf and prednisone, but after that it is a different story. As we also know, prednisone is not a drug that is taken by all transplant patients. I don't know about everyone, but I am curious about the drugs which are NOT common to each transplant and why they are taken. I would like to know about other types of transplants. It might help us to better understand what other patients are going through. I know that there are some folks who have good days and bad days and others who have mostly good or mostly bad days. It amy be that they have to take more of a medication on one day or the next. We do know that once a person has a transplant, it does take a medication as well as a patient adjustment period.