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Table 4 Results of scintigraphic parameters in patients who converted from CSA to TAC at 1-year control

From: Cyclosporin A, but not tacrolimus, negatively affects the hepatic extraction fraction of hepatobiliary scintigraphy in liver transplant recipients

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Time of converting after LTx 3.7 months 5.0 months 6.3 months
Reason for converting Side effect (hair growth) Side effect (peripheral neuropathy) Side effect (altered mental status)
3-month HEF (%) 27 42 13
Bilirubin, 3-month follow-up (μmol/l) 13 29 41
1-year HEF (%) 90 100 26
Bilirubin, 1-year follow-up (μmol/l) 10 8 142