Table 7.

Immunosuppressive drug therapy prescribed to EPS cases

Treatment/Transplant StatusNo. of Cases
Tamoxifen only6
Sirolimus3a
Prednisolone + Tamoxifen4
Tamoxifen + Azathioprine1
Prednisolone + Azathioprine1
Functioning transplant (Tamoxifen added)6
Transplanted <4 months post-diagnosis4
Total treated with Tamoxifen13
Total Treated with immunosuppression24
  • EPS, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis.

  • a For one of the three treated with Sirolimus it was commenced as part of posttransplant immunosuppressive therapy.