Regarding steroid-related side effects, posttransplant diabetes mellitus occurred in 10% vs
. 45%, and wound infection in 6% vs
. 31% of steroid-free vs
. corticosteroid patients (P=0.003 and 0.01)"
Randomized trial of steroid-free induction versus
corticosteroid maintenance among orthotopic liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus: impact on hepatic fibrosis progression at one year.