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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to explore age-related mortality post-kidney transplantation in England over the last decade. METHODS This study used data from Hospital Episode Statistics to select all kidney transplant procedures performed in England between April 2001 and March 2012. Demographics and medical comorbidities (based upon ICD-10 codes)(More)
OBJECTIVES Stroke is a major cause of mortality in the general population but data regarding stroke-related hospitalization or mortality after a kidney transplant is limited. We determined risk for stroke-related episodes after a kidney transplant in a population-based cohort study of 19,103 kidney allograft recipients in England between 2001 and 2012. (More)
BACKGROUND South Asians in the United Kingdom are overrepresented on the organ transplant waiting list but underrepresented as organ donors. In this study, we surveyed South Asian opinion with regards to organ donation. METHODS Voluntary completion of an anonymous survey was promoted amongst South Asians by both online and paper-based approaches. Logistic(More)
BACKGROUND Lifestyle modification is widely recommended to kidney allograft recipients post transplantation due to the cardiometabolic risks associated with immunosuppression including new-onset diabetes, weight gain and cardiovascular events. However, we have no actual evidence that undertaking lifestyle modification protects from any adverse outcomes post(More)
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