Read David Mudge's Cochrane Editorial - Avoiding or stopping steroids in kidney transplant recipients: sounds good but does it work? - based on an update of the Cochrane review 'Steroid avoidance or withdrawal for kidney transplant recipients'. David is Consultant Nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland at Princess Alexandra Hospital and Editor, Cochrane Kidney and Transplant.
This review by Haller and co-authors has provided substantially more information on this important topic. Data from 20 new trials have been added to the data from 28 trials included in the 2009 review. We now have evidence from over 7800 kidney transplant recipients.