4d.05: Recovery of Vascular Health after Kidney Transplantation.

OBJECTIVE Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is characterized by stiffening, thinning and dilatation of large arteries, leading to a deleterious increase in circumferential wall stress (CWS) and accelerated vascular ageing. Transplantation reverses many pathological features of CKD and improves life expectancy; however, longitudinal studies exploring the impact… CONTINUE READING