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BACKGROUND The present study aimed to investigate the intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH)-dependent evolution of common carotid intima-media thickness (CC IMT) in renal transplant recipients (RTR) within a 12-month follow-up, ie, before (E0) and 3 months (E3), 6 months (E6), and 12 months after renal transplantation (RTX). METHODS A total of 55 normotensive(More)
After allogenic transplantations, a dramatic increase in the development of arteriosclerotic plaques can be observed, which might be due to metabolic alterations, changes in the transplant organ, or the immunosuppression regimen. Many studies have demonstrated beneficial effects of tacrolimus compared with cyclosporine with regard to these conditions. These(More)
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