Alex Gutiérrez

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Background. Renal transplantation is the best therapy for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with end-stage renal disease. Patient and graft survival are lower in the long term compared with HCV-negative patients. The current study evaluated the results of renal transplantation in Spain in a long period (1990-2002), focusing on graft(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The relationship between mineral metabolism disorders, bone fractures and vascular calcifications in kidney transplant recipients has not been established. METHOD We performed a cross-sectional study in 727 stable recipients from 28 Spanish transplant clinics. Mineral metabolism parameters, the semi-quantification of vertebral(More)
Proteinuria has been strongly correlated with reduced function and graft survival in kidney-transplanted patients. Data regarding new strategies in proteinuria treatment and subsequent allograft survival are lacking. Similarities between chronic graft injury and chronic kidney disease (CKD) suggest that the same therapeutic antiproteinuric tools should be(More)
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